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       Title: CARAMEL POPCORN
  Categories: Appetizers
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       8 c  Popped popcorn (about 1/3 to
     3/4 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/3 c  Margarine or butter
       3 tb Lt. corn syrup
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Vinilla
  
   Pre heat oven 300 Remove all unpopped kernals from
   popped corn. Place popcorn in greased 17x12x2-inch
   baking pan. Keep popcorn warm in a 300 oven while
   making carmel mixture. Butter the sides of a heavy 1
   1/2 quart saucepan.in Saucepan combine brown
   sugar,margarine or butter,and corn syrup. Cook and
   stir over medium heat to bioling. Clip candy
   thermometer to side of pan. Cook and stir medium heat
   to 255 hard-ball stage (about 4 min.) Remove saucepan
   from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla; pour over
   popcorn. Stir gently to coat. Bake in a 300 oven for
   15 minutes; stir. Bake 5 minutes more. Transfer
   popcorn mixture to large pieces of foil; cool
   completly. Break into clusters. Store tightly covered.
   Makes about 9 cups. For an extra bonas you may want to
   add your favorite kind of peanut.
                    FROM MARY IN BOSTON,MA.
  
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