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Nutty Toffee Popcorn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rosie Siemers
Added: Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 cups popped popcorn
1 cup pecans halves, toasted
1 cup almonds, toasted
1 1/3 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup butter (no substitutes)
1/2 cup light corn sryup
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp.rum extract

Directions:
Directions:
In 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 dissolved. Cook, without stirring, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 300-310 degrees. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda and extract. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture; toss gently. Spread into two greased 15x10 inch. baking pans. Press gently to flatten. Cool completely. Break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield about 2 quarts.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
This is done in about 1/2 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have gotten many requests to make this party snack. It's Yummy good !!!!

 

 

 

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