Movie Candy Caramel Corn
|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)|
|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)|
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.