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Movie Candy Caramel Corn

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Ingredients
  Popped popcorn 16 Cup (256 tbs)
  Miniature pretzels 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salted peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Movie candy 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Your Favorite Such As Candy-Coated Milk Chocolate Pieces, Candy Corn, Chocolate-Covered Raisins, Miniature Chocolate Mints, Etc)
Directions

Heat oven to 200°.
In large roasting pan combine popcorn and pretzels; set aside.
In 2-quart saucepan combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (12 to 14 minutes).
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 238°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball (4 to 6 minutes).
Remove from heat; stir in baking soda.
Pour over popcorn and pretzels; sprinkle peanuts over caramel mixture.
Stir until all popcorn is coated.
Bake for 20 minutes; stir.
Continue baking for 25 minutes.
Remove from oven; stir in candy.
Immediately place caramel corn on waxed paper; cool completely.
Break into pieces.
Store in tightly covered container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Corn
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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