Rating: 5 stars 4.8
525 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 4

This caramel corn recipe is easy to make and tastes better than what you'd get at the country fair.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
Yield:
4 quarts
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Spray a large shallow roasting pan with cooking spray, then fill with popcorn.

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  • Place in the preheated oven while preparing caramel.

  • Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt together in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium heat; stir constantly until mixture comes to a boil.

  • Stop stirring, and boil mixture for 5 minutes.

  • Remove from the heat and stir in baking soda and vanilla until well combined.

  • Pour syrup over warmed popcorn and stir until evenly coated.

  • Return to the oven and bake for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Remove from the oven and spread onto a large foil sheet greased with cooking spray.

  • Cool, then break apart and store in a tightly covered container.

Nutrition Facts

395 calories; protein 16.7g; carbohydrates 52.4g; fat 21g; cholesterol 30.5mg; sodium 567.3mg. Full Nutrition
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