Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins
Recipe and photo from Mom's Test Kitchen
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 1⁄3 cup light corn syrup
- 1⁄2 cup butter (1 stick)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 (3 1/3 ounce) bags microwave popcorn, popped & unpopped kernels removed
- 1⁄2 cup salted peanuts
- In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and butter. Bring to a boil, & boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add the vanilla extract.
- Mix the popped popcorn & peanuts in a large bowl. Slowly pour the caramel mixture over the popcorn and nuts. Quickly stir the hot mixture into the popcorn until evenly covered. Cool and serve.