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Nutty Toffee Popcorn


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 2 quarts | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

10 cups popped popcorn
1 cup pecan halves, toasted
1 cup whole unblanched almonds, toasted
1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup butter (no substitutes)
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. rum extract


n a large bowl, combine the popcorn and nuts.



In a heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and cream of tartar; stir until sugar is dissolved.


Cook, without stirring, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 300-310 degrees (hard crack stage).



Remove from the heat; stir in baking soda and extract.


Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; toss gently.



Spread into two greased 15x10x1 inch baking pans. Press gently to flatten.


Cool completely.



Break into pieces.


Pairs Well With


Notes

A dash of local for every season
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