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Praline Popcorn Crunch

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Praline Popcorn Crunch
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Category: Candy

Servings: 15 cups

Praline Popcorn Crunch

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 1/2 cups whole pecans
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1/4 cup praline liqueur
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon praline liqueur
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 325°F. Butter baking sheet and large bowl.

Toast pecans and almonds until light brown.

Mix popped corn and nuts in a large bowl.

Combine sugar, butter, 1/4 cup praline liqueur and corn syrup in heavy 2 quart saucepan. Cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally to 275°F. or until small amount dropped into very cold water reaches soft crack stage (separates into hard, but not brittle threads).

Remove from heat, quickly stir in the 1 tablespoon praline liqueur and salt.

Pour over popped corn and nuts mixing until evenly coated. Immediately spread mixture on baking sheet.

Let stand about one hour.

Break into bite-size pieces.

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Praline Popcorn Crunch

Serves 1 cup

Amount Per Serving
Calories 328.8 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.72 g 35%
Saturated Fat 8.8 g 44%
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 32.54 mg 10.8%
Sodium 44.78 mg 1.9%
Total Carbohydrate 30.11 g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.93 g 7.7%
Sugars 24.91 g
Protein 2.28 g
Vitamin A 11.58 % Vitamin C 0.14 %
Calcium 2.18 % Iron 3.04 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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