Caramel Popcorn

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Great caramel popcorn for any holiday or occasion. If you like chewy popcorn, bake the coated corn a little less.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
5 quarts

Ingredients

  • 5 quarts popped popcorn

  • 1 cup butter

  • 2 cups brown sugar

  • ½ cup corn syrup

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Place popcorn in a very large bowl.

  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring 4 minutes.

  3. Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour caramel in a thin stream over popcorn while stirring. Stir until evenly coated.

  4. Divide popcorn between two large shallow baking dishes. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, for 1 hour.

  5. Remove from oven and let cool completely before breaking into pieces.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
14g Fat
33g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 253
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 1g
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* 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.

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