Creamy Caramel Microwave Popcorn

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I prefer this recipe to other caramel recipes because it uses sweetened condensed milk which gives the popcorn a nice creamy taste. Made in the microwave, this recipe is quick and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in a microwaveable bowl.
  2. Microwave on high for two minutes.
  3. Stir mixture and microwave for two more minutes.
  4. Add 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk.
  5. Microwave three more minutes.
  6. Stir in 1/2 tsp vanilla.
  7. Mix the popcorn and peanuts in a large container.
  8. Combine the microwave mixture with the popcorn mixture.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Store in an airtight container.


Most Helpful

This is wonderful! Quick tip: after mixing the popcorn and caramel, put it in a plastic (microwave safe) bowl and heat it for 4 minutes at one minute intervals (mix the popcorn after each minute) this will make it crunchy and not sticky! YUMMY!

kPHAITH September 28, 2009

Nice flavor. I added pecans and almonds to the popcorn before I put on the caramel mixture. I did put mixture on a cookie sheet and into the oven for about 10 minutes. Husband thought it had nice flavor. THanks for posting!

lsustacy April 28, 2009

I have never had anything like this before - very yummy, and sticky. Since I didn't have corn syrup I substituted seemed to work out fine. Not sure how long this will keep?

twodogdays7 December 17, 2007

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