CARAMEL CORN WITH NUTS

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 qt popped Popcorn
  • 1 c Spanish peanuts
  • 4 T butter
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • ½ c light corn syrup
  • 1/8 c Molasses
  • ¼ t salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Combine the popcorn and peanuts in a metal bowl or on a cookie sheet and place in the preheated oven.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Stirring over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Using a cooking thermometer bring the mixture to the hard boil stage (260).
  • This will take about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • You will notice the mixture turning dark brown.
  • Remove the popcorn and peanuts from the oven and working quickly, pour the caramel mixture in a fine stream over them.
  • Then place them back in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Mix well every 5 minutes, so that all the popcorn is coated.
  • Cool and store in a covered container.

Notes

Categories: Snack 
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