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Cracker Jack



  • 3 quarts popped corn
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. Heat oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. Cook all except popped corn over medium heat to 260 degrees F or hard ball stage. Boil slowly.
  3. Pour over popped corn.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring 3 times during baking.
  5. Let cool.

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