Caramel Corn With Nuts
- Ready In:
- 1hr 15mins
- 10 cups popped popcorn
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1⁄2 cup butter, cubed
- 1⁄4 cup dark corn syrup
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄2 cup mixed nuts
- Place popcorn in a large bowl; set aside.
- In a large heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Cook and stir until candy thermometer reads 238* (soft-ball stage). Remove from the heat; stir in baking soda (mixture will foam). Quickly pour over popcorn and mix well; stir in nuts.
- Transfer to two greased 13x9-inch baking pans. Bake at 200* for 45 minutes, stirring once. Remove from pans and place on waxed paper to cool. Break into clusters. Store in airtight containers.
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