Nancy Eckerty's Caramel Popcorn

Fran Murray

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Mrs. Eckerty was Mary Ann Tomlinson's mother. She used to make this caramel popcorn that my husband just loved! So, when we got married in 1987, she gave me this recipe. Mark's always a sucker for popcorn!


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Serves:
1 gallon
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 gal
of popped popcorn
2 stick
unsalted butter
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
white corn syrup
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
baking soda

Step-By-Step

1Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan, except popcorn and baking soda, and bring to a boil; boil rapidly for 5 minutes.

2Remove pot from heat and add baking soda; stir and pour over popcorn.

3Spread popcorn out evenly in a large greased baking pan and bake in a 200 degree oven for 1 hour. Stir, or turn, 3 or 4 times during baking.

4When completely cool, store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American