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Maple Pecan Popcorn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nickii Baughman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
about 8 cups popcorn

1 cup coarsely chopped, toasted pecans

3/4 cup butter

1 1/2 cups pure maple syrup

1/4 tsp salt


Special Equipment: candy thermometer

Directions:
Directions:
Toss popcorn and pecans in a large bowl.

Line bottom of a 17-by 11-inch 4-sided sheet pan with foil, then lightly oil foil.

Melt butter in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add maple syrup and salt and boil (still over medium heat), without stirring, until thermometer registers 300F, 15 to 20 minutes.

Pour syrup over pecans and popcorn, stirring briskly with a lightly oiled spoon or silicone spatula to coat, then immediately spread popcorn in pan in 1 layer. Cool completely, then break into bite-size pieces.

Cooks' note:
Maple pecan popcorn keeps in an airtight container at cool room temperature 1 week.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hr. including cooling time.

 

 

 

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