Macadamia Nut Candied Corn

Macadamia Nut Candied Corn

1 C. unpopped popcorn – popped

2 cups macadamia nuts

1 3/4 cups sugar

1 cup butter or margarine

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups miniature marshmallows

1/4 teaspoon butter flavoring

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Place popcorn and macadamia nuts in a large greased roasting pan.

In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt over medium heat. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil.

Boil 2 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat.

Add marshmallows, stir until melted. Stir in butter flavoring. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture; stir until well coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on lightly greased aluminum foil to cool. Store in an airtight container or place in clear holiday baking bags for gifts.

Yield: about 26 cups candied corn.



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