Monday, March 5, 2012

Comfort Foods from Iowa

Oven Carmel Corn

1 cup (2 sticks) margarine
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup Karp syrup
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
5 quarts popped popcorn

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine margarine, brown sugar, syrup, and salt; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes. Add vanilla and baking soda. Pour over popped popcorn. Stir well. Spread in roaster in preheated oven for 1 hour. Stir every 15 minutes. Store in airtight containers. Makes 5 quarts.
Barb Bundt, Alvera Ruchti, Fran Schmidt, Lucile Stoelk, Mary Tjaden

A Cook's Tour of Iowa by Susan Puckett

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