~”Zombie Boogers” Green Candy Coated Popcorn~
(Recipe Difficulty: Easy)
2 cups of popcorn kernels
1/2 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon green food coloring
1 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (95 degrees C).
Pop your popcorn. Discard any un-popped kernels. Place popcorn in two large shallow baking dishes.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt buter. Stir in sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to boil while stirring consistently. Boil without stirring for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and green food coloring until the mixture is evenly colored and combined. Stir in baking soda. Mixture will double. Pour the mixture over the popcorn and stir to combine and evenly coat.
Place the popcorn in the oven. Stir the popcorn every 15 minutes for 1 hour. Remove from the oven. Let cool for about 5 minutes and then break into pieces. Be careful popcorn will still be hot.
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