3 quarts popped popcorn, unsalted
1 can (6 1/2 ozs.) salted mixed nuts
1 pound light brown sugar
1 cup light corn or maple syrup
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Cooking Instructions:
Mix popcorn and nuts in a large butter bowl. Combine sugar, syrup, butter/margarine, water, salt, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Heat slowly to the boiling point, stirring until sugar melts. Cook to hard crack stage (290-295 degrees Fahrenheit).
Pour syrup in a fine stream over popcorn and nuts. Stir until popcorn and nuts are evenly coated with syrup. Spread out on large buttered surface or waxed paper. Separate into bite-sized portions with forks. Cool.
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