Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Sweet & Glazed Popcorn
This dessert combines sweet and salty for a gourmet dessert. Give it as a gourmet gift during the holidays or crunch and munch on the sugar-coated popcorn goodies as a satisfying snack.
At a glance
2 sticks of butter
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light or dark corn syrup
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla
6 quarts popped popcorn
Melt butter in large saucepan, stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; Stir in baking soda and vanilla. Gradually pour over popped corn in two large, shallow baking or roasting pans. Mix well. Bake in 250-degree oven for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven, cool completely. Break apart and store in tightly covered container.