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DELICIOUS Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

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DELICIOUS Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

Do you enjoy snacking?  If so, what’s your favorite snack?  I find that I prefer something lighter that also satisfies my sweet tooth.  That’s why Homemade Caramel Corn is a great choice!  I got hooked on caramel corn years ago when I bought a tin from a local store.  You know…..the one with three different types of popcorn in it.  I didn’t realize what I was missing until I tried HOMEMADE caramel corn!  If you’re a popcorn fan, take a little time and whip up this delicious homemade caramel corn recipe and you’ll see what I mean.

You’ll love that this recipe is easy to make and delivers the buttery and caramel-y flavors you’re looking for in a caramel popcorn treat.

DELICIOUS Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

Popcorn

There are classic snacks that just never get old.  One food that fits the bill is popcorn!  I love the wide variety of variations available when choosing popcorn and one of my favorites is caramel.  So if you want to impress your family and friends, whip up a batch of this Homemade Caramel Corn for them!

Ingredients

2 C brown sugar                                1tsp. vanilla
1 C butter                                          12 C popped popcorn
1/2 C white corn syrup                     1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

DELICIOUS Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

Directions

Pop your popcorn and place in a large (oven safe) roaster.  Then, set it aside for later.  In a large pot, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt over medium heat. Bring to a boil and continue to stir constantly as it boils for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and baking soda until foamy.  Immediately, pour over popcorn and gently mix until all popcorn is coated.  Place roaster into the oven and bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour.  Make sure to stir every 15 minutes.  After 1 hour, dump contents out of roaster onto wax paper and break apart.  Enjoy!

DELICIOUS Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

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Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

Popcorn is a classic snack that never goes out of style. So today, whip up a batch of Homemade Caramel Corn to satisfy your cravings!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Pop your popcorn and place in a large (oven safe) roaster. Set aside.
  2. In a large pot, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt over medium heat.
  3. Bring to a boil and continue to stir constantly as it boils for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and baking soda until foamy.
  5. Immediately, pour over popcorn and gently mix until all popcorn is coated.
  6. Place roaster into the oven and bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour. Make sure to stir EVERY 15 minutes!
  7. After 1 hour, dump contents out of roaster onto wax paper and break apart. 
  8. Enjoy!

Notes

***Store leftover popcorn in an airtight container on your counter.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 336Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 446mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 1gSugar: 41gProtein: 1g

These nutritional facts are offered only as an estimate and could vary slightly.

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If you love snacks, check out some of our other great options like this Cereal Drop Snack Mix or Rotel Cheese Dip.

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Helga

Wednesday 24th of February 2021

We love caramel corna dn this looks easy to make!

monique s

Wednesday 10th of February 2021

I love the addition of vanilla in this. I have made caramel corn for years and it was never that great. This recipe looks like it can really improve my caramel corn

Brandy Burkett

Sunday 17th of January 2021

I love caramel corn! I was sitting here snacking on kettlecorn when I stumbled across this post! Thanks for sharing! Yum!

monique s

Thursday 14th of January 2021

This looks yummy and love the shorter ingredient list

Maryann D.

Saturday 2nd of January 2021

I absolutely love Caramel Corn. I have never made it myself, but I know I would enjoy making this recipe!

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