Easy Caramel Popcorn

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

I like to make this for football parties or for any casual get togethers. It turns out great every time! Make it ahead of time and put it in zip-lock bags to keep fresh and crunchy.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Pop the popcorn and distribute it evenly between 2 large baking sheets with rims.
  3. Divide the peanuts in half and sprinkle on top of the popcorn.
  4. In a heavy saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and molasses.
  5. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and drizzle over the 2 sheets of popcorn, distributing it as evenly as possible.
  7. Bake in oven for 15 minutes, gently turning the popcorn with a large spatula every 3 minutes.
  8. As it bakes, the caramel will melt and cover the popcorn evenly.