Nut Cracker Sweet

Nut Cracker Sweet

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  • 8 cups popped popcorn

  • ⅔ cup pecans or walnut pieces

  • ⅓ cup unbleached sliced almonds

  • 1-2 TBS melted butter

  • ⅛ tsp salt

  • ⅔ cup sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup (Karo)

  • ½ tsp vanilla


Lightly butter 15x10 inch baking pan. In a large bowl combine popcorn, nuts, melted butter and sprinkle lightly with salt. In microwave safe bowl melt 1/2 cup butter, stir in sugar and Karo. Cook on high about 2 1/2 minutes. Stir, continue cooking 1min. 10 seconds until Carmel color. Remove from microwave and stir in vanilla. Slowly pour over popcorn/nut mix until well coated. Spread onto tray and let cool. When cooled break apart and place in air tight container.


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