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Measurements
 Title: Critters in the Hay
 Categories: Popcorn, Holidays, Kids, Halloween
      Yield: 4 Quarts
 
-------------------FROM JONI'S KITCHEN-------------------------
  1 1/2 c  Sugar
      1 c  Light corn syrup
      2 tb Butter
  1 1/2 ts Pumpkin pie spice
      1 ts Vanilla
    1/2 ts Salt
    1/2 ts Green food color(optional)
  3 1/2 qt Popped popcorn; remove any
           -unpopped kernals
      1 c  Candy corn
           -Licorice ropes;black
           -wooden picks
           -small black gum drops or
           -other small black candies
           -red decorating icing
           -tiny red jaw-breakers candy
           -wormshape candies
 
  In Dutch oven, bring sugar,corn syrup and butter to a boil; boil 2 1/2
  minutes. Stir in pumpkin pie spice,vanilla,salt and food coloring(if
  desired) mix until evenly colored. Add popcorn and toss until evenly
  coated. Spread popcorn mixture in a single layer on greased sheets of
  foil and allow to cool and harden. Break into bite-size pieces and
  mix with candy corn in a wide shallow bowl; set aside. To make
  spiders, cut licorice into 2 inch lengths. To make legs, starting at
  one end, make three 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch cuts to make four legs.
  Repeat cuts at opposite end. Leave about 1/2 inch in center uncut.
  Gently pull legs apart and curl down. Push wooden pick through center
  of body, leaving about 1/4 inch exposed on top. Push one gumdrop onto
  exposed pick to make a body. Using writing tip of decorating icing,
  squeeze two small dots of icing into gumbrops. Press jaw-breakers
  into icing to make eyes. Place"spiders" and worm-shaped candies in
  popcorn. Remove wooden picks before eating. Makes 4 quarts.
 


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