Caramel Corn Treat Bags

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Caramel corn gets you started in creating Halloween treat bags with candies, nuts, raisins--choose your favorites!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
4 quarts

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup Karo® Light or Dark Corn Syrup

  • ½ cup butter or margarine

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract

Treat bags or bowls

  • Halloween candies, nuts, dried fruits, etc.

Directions

  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
21g Fat
68g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 459
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 587mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 50g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.