I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Cinnamon Bun Caramel Corn

Oh my, this is so good and may or may not be addicting.   It makes your house smell wonderful while you are cooking it.

(serves 10)

*10 cups popped popcorn, removing any kernels
*1 cup pecans, chopped
*1  cup light brown sugar
*1 teaspoon cinnamon
*1/4 cup light corn syrup
*1/2 cup butter, sliced
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1/4 merkins white chocolate, melted

~Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
~Spray a jelly roll pan with a cooking spray.
~In a large mixing bowl, place popcorn & pecans.
~In a large microwave safe mixing bowl,  combine brown sugar, cinnamon.
~Place butter and corn syrup over top of mixture.
~Microwave on high for 30 seconds.
~Stir until well mixed.
~Microwave for another 2 minutes.
~Remove and stir once more.
~Microwave for 2 more minutes or until mixture is bubbly (do not over heat).
~Remove from microwave and store in vanilla and baking soda (it will become foamy).
~Pour over popcorn and mix until everything is well coated.
~Spread into prepared pan.
~Bake for 60 minutes stirring every 15 minutes.
~Remove from oven and give the mixture one more good stir.
~Spread the caramel corn over a clean service.
~Melt chocolate and drizzle over the caramel corn.
~After the almond bark hardens on the caramel corn, break mixture apart.

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