Caramel Popcorn (not too sweet or sticky)

Recipe by ciao4293
READY IN: 18mins
YIELD: 2 quarts




  • Prepare microwave popcorn as directed on bag.
  • Remove any unpopped kernels.
  • In 2 quart microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on high until melted, about 1& 1/2 minutes.
  • Stir in sugar and corn syrup, and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in vanilla and baking soda until blended.
  • Stir in popcorn, mixing well.
  • (It may be a bit tricky to mix the popcorn in at first, but the more you stir, the easier it gets.) If you are using nuts, add them here too.
  • Microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes to coat popcorn evenly.
  • Transfer caramel corn to tray lined with waxed paper, or parchment paper.
  • Cool and break popcorn apart.
  • Store in airtight container.