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Astronaut Popcorn



* 2 tablespoons of unpopped popcorn makes 4 cups (or 1 ounce) popped popcorn.


  1. Place popcorn in a large buttered baking pan.
  2. In separate pan, combine sugar, drink mix, syrup, water and butter. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook until mixture reaches 250 degrees F on a candy thermometer, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in orange extract and baking soda. Pour over popcorn, mixing well.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  5. Allow to cool completely.


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