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American Pistachio Popcorn

American Pistachio Popcorn recipe

Recipe Ingredients


  1. Keep popcorn warm in 250 degrees F oven while preparing coating.
  2. Melt butter in large saucepan; stir in sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to boil; stir constantly. Reduce heat to medium; boil without stirring for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; quickly stir in vanilla extract and baking soda.
  4. Place popcorn in large, heat-proof bowl; slowly pour syrup over popcorn while stirring. Add pistachios; mix thoroughly.
  5. Turn into a greased 15-1/4 x 10-1/4 x 3/4-inch baking pan; bake at 250 degrees F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven; cool.
  7. Break into serving-sized pieces.
  8. Store in tightly covered container.

Yield: 2 quarts

Reprinted with permission from American Pistachio Growers.


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