Green Candied Popcorn

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Here’s a cute St. Patrick’s Day recipe courtesy of Disney Family!

Monsters come in all shapes and colors – now your popcorn can be just as colorful as all the lovable characters in everyone’s favorite monster movie, Monsters Inc. This fun recipe for green candied popcorn is yummy and is perfect for adding a little monstrous color to your kids snacks!

What You’ll Need

4 quarts popped corn

1 1/2 cups sugar

1/2 cup light corn syrup

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon baking soda

Green food coloring

How To Make It

1 In heavy saucepan on medium heat melt butter then add sugar, corn syrup, cream of tartar and salt. Increase temperature to medium high and bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve sugar.
2 Once mixture boils, add in food coloring and stop stirring. Boil for 5 minutes (Do not stir). Mixture should be about 250-260 degrees. Remove from heat and carefully stir in vanilla and baking soda.
3 Working quickly and while mixture is foamy, pour mixture over popped corn and gently stir to coat popcorn.
4 Place popcorn into a large roaster or rimmed baking sheet (lined with parchment paper or sprayed with cooking spray) and bake at 200° F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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