Popcorn Snack

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Saudie

This is one of my favorite recipes that I make every Christmas. Last year I made this recipe seven times. Gave some as gifts to my friends. My husband loves it. According to him, I don't make it enough. Enjoy!

Top Review by Oster71

this is an awesome poppycock recipe. i doubled it and my family went through it like wildfire! even out of the freezer where i tried to hide it. i will make it again but definitely a little closer to christmas. thanks for sharing!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 300°F.
  2. Spread nuts on a cookie sheet and toast lightly, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Cool Mix with popcorn in a large buttered bowl.
  4. Combine sugar, butter, corn syrup, and cream of tartar in a heavy saucepan.
  5. Boil for 5 minutes, or until mixture reaches hard ball stage (forms a hard ball when dropped into cold water).
  6. Remove from heat, stir in baking soda and flavoring.
  7. Pour over popcorn mixture.
  8. Mix with a large spatula to coat popcorn and nuts.
  9. Turn out on a large buttered cookie sheet and press lightly.
  10. Cool until hard, break into pieces.

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