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Cinnamon Caramel Nut Crunch

Popped corn and mixed nuts coated with a cinnamon-spiced caramel syrup.

  • Serves: 40 servings (1/2 cup each)
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup margarine
  • 2 Cup salted mixed nuts
  • 2 bags (99 g each) Orville Redenbacher's® Gourmet® Buttery Flavour Microwave Popcorn
  • 9 *serving (1/3 sec spray) PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Cup light corn syrup

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Spray two 13x9-inch baking pans and very large bowl with cooking spray.
  2. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Place popped corn and nuts in bowl.
  3. Melt margarine in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar, syrup, salt and cinnamon; bring to a boil and continue boiling 2 minutes, stirring constantly with wooden spoon. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture and toss gently to coat evenly. Divide mixture between pans.
  4. Bake 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Remove from oven; stir again. Spread onto parchment or waxed paper to cool thoroughly. Store in tightly sealed container.