Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

I got this recipe from a dear friend. She always brought poppycock over for special occasions, then she moved away so I was on my own! It's so easy but impressive - adults and kids alike are addicted.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (3 1/2 ounce) bags microwave popcorn
  • 2 cups nuts (peanuts, almonds, pecans, or combination you prefer)
  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 12 cup corn syrup
  • 1 13 cups sugar


  1. Prepare each bag of popcorn in microwave according to package directions.
  2. Once popcorn is popped, mix it with nuts in a very large bowl.
  3. While popcorn is popping, you can put remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Pour mixture over popcorn & nuts and mix immediately and well.
  5. Spread on cookie sheet to dry.
Most Helpful

4 5

Quick and tasty. I left it alone for about one minute to find my preschooler and the caramel burned, so I think it needs constant stirring.

5 5

Very good ! I love that i don't have to bake it in the oven like a typical caramel corn. I think I would add a litle more popcorn or make less sauce next time, 'cause i had a little exra. This is a quick easy treat !!

5 5

Yum - great stuff! Pretty easy to make too! I used regular-pop popcorn and almonds. I took the advice of other reviewers and used dry-roasted nuts and the topping stuck perfectly. Love this treat - thanks for sharing the recipe!