Thursday, December 10, 2020

Candy Cane Popcorn (1984)

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 2 cups whole nuts (pecans, cashews, peanuts)
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 1/2 cups spiced gumdrops
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tspn vanilla 
Mix popcorn, nuts, marshmallows, and gumdrops in large mixing bowl. Melt butter in heavy saucepan, and add sugar and corn syrup.

Bring to a boil, stirring, and simmer 3 minutes. Add vanilla, and blend well. Pour over popcorn mixture, and mix well. Let stand for 2 minutes. 

With hands dampened in cool water, shape into a candy cane. Arrange on a baking sheet to set. Wrap in plastic to store. Store in cool place. Serves 20.

More "Lost" Popcorn Recipes
Popcorn Bread Pudding (1887)

(Origin - "Utah Dining Car Cookbook" by the Junior League of Ogden, Utah, 1984.) 

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