Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Gum Drop Popcorn

This is a recipe shared with my by my sister in law Stacey. It is heavenly and I usually want to eat ALL of it myself.

4 quarts of popcorn
2 cups whole nuts (optional)
3 cups colored miniature marshmallows
1 cup butter
1 1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 1/2 cups gum drops (or Dots candy)
1 tsp vanilla

Put popcorn into a big bowl. Add nuts, marshmallows, add gum drops/Dots on top of popcorn. DON'T MIX. Melt butter in heavy sauce pan, add sugar and corn syrup-bring to a running boil. Stirring, let simmer for 3 minutes. Take off and add vanilla. Blend well. Pour over popcorn mixture and mix well.

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