Cocky Popcorn

This is our version of one of your favorite name brand snacks!


  • 2 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 14 cups popped corn
  • 8 ounces cashews or other favorite nuts


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients and cook at high temperature, stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
  2. Add baking soda and remove from heat. Pour over popcorn and nuts and stir.
  3. Bake at 300 degrees F for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes.

Makes 14 cups.

For a flavor change, use dark brown sugar and dark corn syrup.