Nutty Caramel Corn

Nutty Caramel Corn
Servings: 20 Prep 10 mins Bake 200°F 1 hr Cook 6 mins to 8 mins

Ingredients

  • 5 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 2 cups packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Make It

1. Heat oven to 200 degrees F. Mix popped corn and cashews in roasting pan.

2. In 3-quart saucepan, combine sugar, syrup, butter, salt, cream of tartar. Bring to boiling, stirring, over medium-high. Without stirring, boil until hard-ball stage, 260 degrees F on candy thermometer, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat; quickly stir in baking soda. Pour over popcorn in roasting pan; stir to coat.

3. Bake in 200 degree oven 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Spread popcorn on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Let cool. Break popcorn apart. Store airtight at room temperature 1 week. Makes 20 servings (1 cup each)

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 20; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 234, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 25, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 30, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 191, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.