Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

My family loves this caramel corn recipe but especially around the Holiday’s! HINT -- Place the caramel corn in a decorative tin and you have a great treat to pass out to special friends/neighbors/teachers etc. during the holiday season!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (3 ounce) bags microwave popcorn
  • 1 (11 1/2 ounce) can mixed nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 cup Karo syrup

Directions

  1. Pop popcorn; place popped popcorn in a buttered roasting pan and set aside.
  2. In a saucepan mix margarine, salt, brown sugar and Karo.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  4. Boil for 5 minutes stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from stove.
  6. Add 2 tsp vanilla and a ½ teaspoons baking soda. Mix well (this will be foamy).
  7. Pour over popcorn and mix well.
  8. Bake 250°F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  9. Pour onto cookie sheets and let cool.

Reviews

(1)
Most Helpful

This is the best caramel popcorn I ever tasted! Little tip though...sift out the unpopped kernels before coating in caramel.

Holidayhotstuff November 18, 2007

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