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Carmel Nut Popcorn Crunch

Recipe By : SOAR -- http://soar.berkeley.edu/recipes/\par

3 Points Per Serving

 

10 cups popcorn, air-popped

1 cup pecans

1/2 cup butter

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon salt

 

Spread popped popcorn and nuts in a large shallow pan and place in a preheated 250 F oven. Combine butter, brown sugar, syrup and salt in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Wash sugar from sides of pan with a wet brush. Boil until mixture reaches 248 (firm ball stage on candy thermometer), about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in soda. Pour mixture over corn and nuts, stirring gently to coat. Return glazed popcorn and nut mixture to oven and bake 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. When cooled, pack in airtight tins.

Make approx 21 (1/2 cup) servings.

NOTES : Per serving: 107.9 cal, 6.3g (50.6%) fat, 0.8g fibre, 132mg sodium, 13.2g carbs, 0.7g protien

Per serving: 2.52 points

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