Sunday, October 15, 2023

Cracker Jack & Jill

The AL and NL  baseball championship series starts this week. 

Go Diamondbacks!

This is great for a game day get together, a Halloween party, movie night or anytime.


5 - 6 qt. pre popped popcorn

2 c. brown sugar packed

1/2 c. white corn syrup 

1 c. each: butter, roasted shelled peanuts

1 tsp. each: salt, baking soda, vanilla extract 

Preheat oven to 250’ F.

Pop popcorn,  place popcorn,  peanuts in a roasting pan, set aside.

Heat pot over medium heat. 

Add brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to pan. 

Bring pan to a boil for 5 min., make sure to stir.

Remove from heat: add salt, vanilla and baking soda.

Pour mixture over the popcorn and peanuts, stir to coat well.

 Place roasting pan in oven, bake for 40 min or until done, stir a few times.

When finished cooking, remove popcorn and peanuts mixture carefully from oven, place on counter to cool. 

Serves 10.

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