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