Caramel Corn

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Danielle in New Hampshire

A yummy treat for the kids or for a sweet tooth! Easy to make and can be given away to that someone special!

Top Review by Rose is Rose

SUPER!! This is a delicious recipe--I've already made three batches. It is quite easy to get an assembly line going to make multiple batches. I found it somewhat difficult to "toss" the popcorn and the coating in the shallow baking pan. I finally just put the popcorn in a stainless bowl to mix and found it much easier that way. I also turned it out to cool onto a parchment lined baking sheet and that worked well. Next time, I'm going to try lining the "baking" sheet with foil to cut down on the cleanup. I don't think parchment paper will allow the caramel mix to get hot enough. I used slivered almonds that I buy at Costco as that was all I had on hand. I have been searching for food gifts to mail during the summer and I think this is a winner! Danielle, thank you for sharing your recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Spread popped popcorn on 15x10x1 baking pan.
  3. Sprinkle nuts over popcorn.
  4. In large saucepan combine brown sugar, butter, 2 tbsp.
  5. water, corn syrup, and salt.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Bring to boil over medium heat.
  8. Boil 2 minutes stirring constantly.
  9. Remove saucepan from heat.
  10. Stir in baking soda until well mixed.
  11. Immediately pour over popcorn and nuts, toss until coated.
  12. Bake for 15 minutes.
  13. Stir, then bake 5 more minutes.
  14. Immediately spread on foil or waxed paper to cool.

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