TRICK-OR-TREAT CARAMEL CORN

 

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Ingredients

  • 16 cups plain popped popcorn
  • 5 cups miniature pretzels
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
  • 1 cup candy corn

Directions

  • Heat oven to 200°F. Combine popcorn and pretzels in large roasting pan; set aside.
  • Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (18 to 20 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball or candy thermometer reaches 238°F (4 to 6 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in baking soda.
  • Pour mixture over popcorn and pretzels; sprinkle peanuts over popcorn mixture. Stir until all popcorn is coated.
  • Bake for 20 minutes; stir. Continue baking for 20 minutes. Stir in chocolate pieces and candy corn. Continue baking for 5 minutes. Immediately spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in tightly covered container.

Notes

Mix pretzels, candy corn and other goodies for a perfect Halloween party treat.

Yield: 26 (1-cup) servings

Categories: Halloween  Snack 
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