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Candy Cane Popcorn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Verla Coulson
Added: Tuesday, October 6, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 qt. (16 c.) popped popcorn
1 1/2 c. spice drops or gumdrops
3 c. miniature marshmallows
2 c. nuts (any kind but I like dry roasted peanuts)
1 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1 1/8 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl combine, popcorn, gumdrops, marshmallows, and nuts and stir together, In saucepan bring to a boil the margarine, corn syrup and sugar - stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Add vanilla. Mix well. Pour over popcorn. Coat well. Marshmallows will melt. Stir and stir until they do. Let cool slightly. Butter molds and press firmly in or form into popcorn balls or just spread out onto two waxed paper lined cookie sheets and let it dry then break into chunks.

 

 

 

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