*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Buttercrunch Popcorn
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks                           Nuts
                 Popcorn
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           Unpopped popcorn
    1      cup           Light brown sugar -- packed
      1/2  cup           Light corn syrup
      1/2  cup           Butter or margarine
      1/4  cup           Butterscotch chips
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla extract
      1/2  teaspoon      Baking soda
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    2      cups          Walnuts -- toasted
 
 Heat oven to 250~. Grease 14x10 roasting pan. Pop the popcorn. Put nuts and
popcorn in a very large bowl.
 Bring brown sugar, corn syrup and butter to boil, stirring until sugar is
dissolved. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in
butterscotch chips, vanilla, baking soda and salt until blended and smooth.
Working quickly and using two wooden spoons pour syrup over popcorn and nuts,
stir to coat thoroughly. Pour mixture into pan; bake 45 minutes, stirring
occasionally. Remove from oven, cool mixture in pan about 15 minutes. Turn
mixture out of pan onto foil to cool completely. Break popcorn into smaller
pieces; store in airtight containers in cool dry place up to 2 weeks. Makes about
4 quarts.
 Can use peanuts or almonds instead of walnuts.
 
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