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Popcorn Nests Recipe

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Start a new Easter tradition. Fill these popcorn ball nests with Easter candy. No need to buy Easter baskets and it's all edible.
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Ingredients
  • 14 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
15 mins
READY IN
30 mins
Place popped popcorn in a large bowl.

In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, combine sugar, water, corn syrup, salt and butter. Heat over medium low heat to 250 degrees F.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and food coloring, if desired.

Pour over popcorn and stir to coat evenly.

Grease hands and shape into nests or balls, whatever your preference.

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