Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Cajun Caramel Corn

    Cajun Caramel Corn

Cajun Caramel Corn Recipe!

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Cajun Caramel Corn

Makes a great Super Bowl snack 
 8 cups popped popcorn
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp lemon juice
2 to 4 tsp Watkins Blazin' Cajun Snack & Dip Mix
1/2 tsp baking soda

Heat oven to 200° F/95° C. Pour popcorn into a large roasting pan.
In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, butter, syrup and lemon juice. Mix well. Cook on medium, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil until mixture reaches 260° F/125° C (hard ball stage).

Remove pan from heat. Quickly stir in 2 tsp/ 10 mL of Watkins Blazin' Cajun Snack & Dip Mix and the baking soda. Pour over popcorn and stir to coat well. Bake for 1 hour in preheated oven, stirring every 20 minutes.

Remove from oven. Empty popcorn onto waxed paper. Break apart with hands. Sprinkle with additional Blazin' Cajun seasoning to taste, if desired. Store in a tightly-covered container.
Makes 18 (1 cup) servings