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Caramel Corn Part One

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  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peanuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Popcorn 4 Quart, warm

Combine sugars, water, and corn syrup in a large, heavy saucepan. Cook to 230 degrees F. on candy thermometer. Then add peanuts. Cook to 280 degrees F. Add salt and butter. Cook to 290 degrees F. Remove from heat. Combine vanilla and baking soda and add to syrup. Pour warm corn into a large pan, such as a dish-pan. Pour syrup over corn, and stir quickly to coat all corn. Dump onto a slab and spread thin. When cool, break into pieces. Note: Brazil nuts make a nice addition along with the peanuts.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 18892 Calories from Fat 3035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 358 g550.8%

Saturated Fat 94.3 g471.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg80.6%

Sodium 3760.7 mg156.7%

Total Carbohydrates 3609 g1203%

Dietary Fiber 590 g2360.1%

Sugars 552.4 g

Protein 512 g1023.2%

Vitamin A 76.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 64.1% Iron 618.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Caramel Corn Part One Recipe