Caramel Popcorn

Steps on how to prepare a Caramel Popcorn recipe

Time

18 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

905.8

    Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) bag microwave popcorn or 2 quarts plain popped popcorn
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup or 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • peanuts (or you can use a different type of nut if you prefer) (optional)

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Prepare microwave popcorn as directed on bag.

  2. 2. STEP

    Remove any unpopped kernels.

  3. 3. STEP

    In 2 quart microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on high until melted, about 1& 1/2 minutes.

  4. 4. STEP

    Stir in sugar and corn syrup, and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes.

  5. 5. STEP

    Stir in vanilla and baking soda until blended.

  6. 6. STEP

    Stir in popcorn, mixing well.

  7. 7. STEP

    (It may be a bit tricky to mix the popcorn in at first, but the more you stir, the easier it gets.) If you are using nuts, add them here too.

  8. 8. STEP

    Microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes to coat popcorn evenly.

  9. 9. STEP

    Transfer caramel corn to tray lined with waxed paper, or parchment paper.

  10. 10. STEP

    Cool and break popcorn apart.

  11. 11. STEP

    Store in airtight container.

    Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) bag microwave popcorn or 2 quarts plain popped popcorn
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup or 1/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • peanuts (or you can use a different type of nut if you prefer) (optional)

    Tags

    DESSERT

    LUNCH/SNACKS

    LOW PROTEIN

    TODDLER FRIENDLY

    KID FRIENDLY

    FREE OF...

    CHRISTMAS

    MICROWAVE

    < 30 MINS

    INEXPENSIVE

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