*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Nutcracker Sweets *
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks                           Popcorn
                 Holidays                         Nuts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----PATTI - VDRJ67A-----
    4      cups          Popped popcorn
      2/3  cup           Pecan halves
      1/3  cup           Unblanched whole almonds
    2      tablespoons   Butter -- melted
      1/8  teaspoon      Salt
      2/3  cup           Sugar
      1/2  cup           Butter
      1/4  cup           Light corn syrup
      1/2  teaspoon      Vanilla
 
 Lightly butter jelly-roll pan. In large bowl, combine popcorn, pecans, almonds
and melted butter. Sprinkle lightly with salt. Spread in buttered pan. In medium
heavy saucepan, combine sugar, 1/2 cup butter and corn syrup. Bring to a boil
over medium high heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling 5-10 minutes or
until mixture turns a light caramel color, stirring occasionally. Remove from
heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over popcorn and nuts. Toss to coat. Spread out to
cool and harden. Break apart and store in loosely covered container. Makes 8
cups.
 
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