Chewy Caramel Kettle Corn and Pretzel Treats {Kansas State Fair}

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Thrill's Award-Winning Kettle Corn | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh KitchenThe Kansas State Fair is a great place to get a taste of Kansas! Each year I enjoy fair weekends with From the Land of Kansas where I get to trick out some delicious Kansas products in creative (and sometimes crunchy) recipes! Thrill’s Kettle Corn is always a favorite and makes the best snack for your stroll around the fairgrounds!

Chewy Caramel Kettle Corn and Pretzel Treats

Thrill's Kettle Corn Treats at the Kansas State Fair | Chef Alli's Farm Fresh Kitchen12 cups Thrills Kettle Corn
4 cups coarsely chopped salted pretzels
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
kosher salt
2/3 cup heavy cream
2 cups mini marshmallows
Coat a 9 x 13 baking dish with nonstick spray. In a large mixing bowl, toss together kettle corn and pretzels. In a large sauce pan over medium high heat, bring sugar, water, and 1/2 tsp. kosher salt to a boil; do not stir! Simmer until mixture is an amber color, 8-12 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and slowly pour in cream (mixture may bubble way up, so be prepared – this is why you need to use a large saucepan!) then add marshmallows, stirring until melted.
Pour prepared caramel mixture over kettle corn and pretzels and quickly combine using a large silicone spatula. Transfer mixture to prepared baking dish, using a piece of plastic wrap coated with cooking spray to press evenly into the dish. Sprinkle with a bit of kosher salt and let mixture cool. Cut into bars when cool. (Store bars in an airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Now You’re Cookin’,
Chef Alli

 
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Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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