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Cinnabon Popcorn

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Cinnabon Popcorn

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Ingredients:

12 cup Popped Popcorn, about ½ c kernels or around 2 bags of microwave popcorn
1 cup Pecan Halves, roughly chopped
1 cup Brown Sugar
¾ tsp Cinnamon
¼ cup Karo Syrup
1 stick Real Butter, ½ cup
1 tsp Vanilla
½ tsp Baking Soda
3 Squares Almond Bark, about 4 oz

Directions:

Preheat oven to 250 degrees

*You can use air popped or microwave popcorn.

Place popcorn and chopped pecans in a large bowl and set aside. *Use a bigger bowl than you think you need.

Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a 2 liter capacity microwave safe bowl. Mix well. Chop butter into chunks and place on top of sugar mixture. Pour corn syrup over the top of everything. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and then stir to combine. Return to microwave and heat for 2 minutes. Remove and stir and then microwave for 2 minutes more. *If you microwave it too much your popcorn will turn out really hard.

Remove from microwave and add in vanilla and baking soda. Stir to combine. Mixture will foam and rise. Pour caramel mixture over popcorn and pecans and stir very well so everything is well coated. *STIR MORE THAN YOU THINK YOU NEED TOO.

Spread popcorn mixture onto a foil-lined jelly roll pan. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and spread out on a large piece of parchment, waxed paper, or foil.

Melt almond bark according to package instructions. Drizzle over popcorn mixture. When almond bark is hardened and popcorn is cool, break into chunks and enjoy!