Recipe for Irish Coffee Crunch


    Irish Coffee Crunch

    8 cups popped corn
    3/4 cup light corn syrup
    2 tablespoons butter
    1 teaspoon instant coffee
    1 tablespoon non-dairy creamer
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/2 teaspoon rum or brandy extract

    Place popcorn in large greased bowl.

    Combine remaining ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil stirring constantly. Continue without stirring to hard ball stage. Pour over popcorn. Stir to coat evenly. Cool and serve.

    Microwave method: Combine corn syrup, butter, coffee, creamer and extracts in 2-quart glass casserole. Microwave on HIGH for 2-3 minutes until mixture reaches hard ball stage. Stir every minute. Continue as above.