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Caramel Corn

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This caramel corn recipe was posted on our forum.


  • 3 qts popped popcorn
  • 3 cups unsalted mixed nuts (or peanuts)
  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup Karo® light or dark corn syrup
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda


Spray large shallow roasting pan with non-stick cooking spray. Combine popcorn and nuts in pan; place in 250° oven while preparing syrup.

In a heavy 2-quart saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt. Over medium heat, stirring constantly, bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes, without stirring. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour over warm popcorn mixture, stirring to coat thoroughly.

Bake at 250° for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Cool, break apart. Place in an air tight container to store.

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 5 out of 5
Easy & foolproof!, Member 12jane28

Couldn't believe how easy it was! I prefer this over the molasses type and am pleased to have such an easy way to make it. I've made it with and w/o nuts and it's great both ways.

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