Stir Crazy® Crunch

Stir Crazy® Crunch


2 qts. plain popcorn

¾ cup sugar

¾ cup packed brown sugar

½ cup light corn syrup

½ cup water

1 teaspoon white vinegar

½ cup butter or margarine

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup dry roasted peanuts


Prepare 2 quarts of unbuttered popcorn according to the instructions. Place in a large, buttered, heatproof bowl.

In a 2-quart saucepan, combine sugars, syrup, water, vinegar, butter and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat setting to medium and cook syrup to 290°F (143°C) on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently.

Remove from heat and add peanuts. Pour over the popcorn, tossing the corn to coat well. Spread mixture into a buttered 13x9x2 inch baking pan. When cool, break into pieces.

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