Three In One Popcorn Crunch
|Popped popcorn||4 Quart|
|Dry roasted peanuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Dark corn syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Candy corn||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Place popcorn and peanuts in large buttered heatproof containers or bowls; set aside.
In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugars, corn syrup, water, butter and salt.
Cook over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 285° (soft-crack stage), stirring occasionally.
Pour over popcorn mixture; stir gently to coat.
Stir in candy corn.
Drop into bite-size pieces onto waxed paper.
Store in an airtight container.