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Caramel Corn Treat Bags

Rated as 4.92 out of 5 Stars

"Caramel corn gets you started in creating Halloween treat bags with candies, nuts, raisins--choose your favorites!"
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1 h servings 459
Original recipe yields 8 servings (4 quarts)


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  1. Spray a large shallow roasting pan with cooking spray. Add popcorn and place in preheated 250 degrees F oven while preparing caramel.
  2. Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt in a heavy 2-quart saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Boil 5 minutes WITHOUT STIRRING. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla.
  4. Pour syrup mixture over warm popcorn, stirring to coat evenly.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven and spread on foil that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Cool; break apart. Store in tightly covered container.
  6. To serve, set out small bowls of your favorite candies, nuts or fruits and let your guests individualize their own Halloween treat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 459 calories; 21 67.8 1.7 31 587 Full nutrition

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This was a huge hit with the kids at my friend's house this afternoon. This solidifies my reputation as the awesome aunt that gives them candy and tasty treats.

What a fun recipe! Me and my little guy really had a blast mixing in all the . Can't forget to mention how absolutely delicious the caramel corn is too!

Surprisingly easy, and wonderfully delicious. I used the dark Karo syrup and the taste is outstanding. It's as good as the popcorn I'd pay $30 for the same amount of here in Chicago. I think...

This one was big hit in our house and all we made was the caramel corn. I don't think we will ever buy the "Name Brand" again.

Very easy and delicious. I used dark Karo and a bit more salt. The favorite add ins for this were peanuts, M&Ms and candy corn

I thought the caramel corn was absolutely delicious! I have never made it before, but I will definitely be making it again. Reese's pieces and peanuts make great stir-ins!

This caramel corn was very good and so muuch easier than making my usual popcorn burnt hands either..I do like the flavor of my Pop's molasses popcorn balls a bit better tho. These we...

There's just one word for this popcorn - YUM! I've made this three times within a week and can't get enough of it. I'm sure the phase will pass (or should I say I hope it does) but for now I'm e...

Love this caramel corn recipe and the mix ins are tons of fun for the kids to get creative. This will be an idea we use for various parties in the future.