Crispy Vanilla-Caramel Popcorn

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Annacia

If you like you can start with pruchased light popcorn or pop your own without butter for a show time treat thats reminiscent of the all time favorite popcorn balls. Best od all you'll never know that they have been lightened.

Top Review by alabtu

I had the same problem with it covering all the popcorn. I had originally planned to 'half' it, but when I saw how little there was, I just halved the sugar, popcorn but still put in the 1/4 C butter in and it turned out excellent!! other than that, it was very easy! (and i don't like complicated recipes) I didn't put salt in the popcorn had already been salted (leftovers, lol..;) and it still worked out great. thanx for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF. In a 4-quart Dutch oven, heat and stir the brown sugar, granulated sugar, vegetable oil spread, and salt over medium heat until just boiling and sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Add popcorn and toss to coat.
  4. Spread coated popcorn in a shallow roasting pan.
  5. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring once.
  6. Transfer popcorn to a large piece of foil or a large roasting pan to cool.

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