Gum Drop Nut Popcorn

Gum Drop Nut Popcorn

4 quarts popcorn
2 cups whole nuts (pecans, cashews, peanuts, etc.)
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 1/2 cups spiced gum drops (omit the black ones)
1 cup butter
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix popcorn, nuts, marshmallows and gum drops in large bowl. Melt butter in heavy saucepan. Add sugar, corn syrup and bring to a boil. Stirring, simmer for 3 minutes.

Add vanilla extract. Blend well. Pour over popcorn. Mix, let stand 2 minutes to cool.

With wet hands, shape into cane. Wrap in plastic. Store in cool place.

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