*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Movie Candy Caramel Corn **
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks                           Nuts
                 Popcorn
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----PATTI - VDRJ67A-----
   16      cups          Popped popcorn
    5      cups          Mini pretzels
    2      cups          Brown sugar -- firmly packed
    1      cup           Butter or margarine
      1/2  cup           Dark corn syrup
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Baking soda
    1      cup           Salted peanuts
    2      cups          Favorite candy; candy corn -- mini chocolate mints
                         choco covered raisins or -- peanuts, M&M’s, brid
                         whatever you want.......
 
 Heat oven to 200~. In large roasting pan combine popcorn and pretzels; set aside.
In 2 quart saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt. Cook over
medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mix comes to a boil (12-14 minutes).
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reads 238~ or
small amount of mix dropped in ice water forms a soft ball (4-6 minutes). Remove
from heat; stir in baking soda. Pour over popcorn mixture; sprinkle peanuts over
coating. Stir until popcorn is coated.
 Bake for 20 minutes; stir. Continue baking for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; stir
in candy. Immediately place caramel corn on waxed paper; cool completely.
 Break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container.
 Makes 24 cups.
 
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