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Popcorn Clown

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Green food coloring
  • 5 quarts popped popcorn, unsalted
  • Colored sugar crystals
  • Large gumdrops
  • Jelly rings
  • 1 licorice string
  • Toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Combine sugar, water, corn syrup, vinegar and salt in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until mixture reaches 250 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
  2. Remove one cup of hot syrup; add green food coloring and mix well. Pour over two quarts of popcorn and stir to coat. Press into buttered 9-inch square pan to a depth of 1 inch.
  3. Pour remaining syrup over the other three quarts of popcorn. When well-coated, form three small balls, 2 inches in diameter; roll in colored sugar.
  4. Press remaining coated popcorn into buttered 10-inch springform pan to a depth of 1 inch.
  5. When popcorn is firm, remove from pans.
  6. Roll gumdrops and cut to make a mouth; use large gumdrop for nose; jelly rings for eyes, and cut licorice string and shape into eyebrows. Cut popcorn in 9-inch pan diagonally in half to make two triangles. Form hat by curving 9-inch uncut edge of one to fit head. Cut remaining triangle in half; trim to make bow tie. Secure hat, colored balls and bow tie to clown head with toothpicks.

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