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Old Fashioned Caramel Corn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Schnee
Added: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c light brown sugar firmly packed
1/2 c light corn syrup
1/2 lb butter
1/4 tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
6 qts popped popcorn

Directions:
Directions:
In large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, butter, cream of tarter and salt. Bring to boil, stirring over medium high heat. Stirring constantly, boil rapidly to hard-ball stage, 260 on a candy thermometer (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda quickly but thoroughly; pour immediately over popcorn in large turkey roaster. Stir gently until well coated. Bake at 200 fro 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Turn out at once on waxed paper and spread to cool. Break apart and store in airtight container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We had a bake sale/auction at work to raise money for juvenile diabetes and this popcorn was one item that raised a lot of money. It is easy to make and is great tasting. This recipe is Mark and Michelle's favorite. It also is good if you add nuts before baking.

 

 

 

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