Caramel Corn

Cherie Szilvagyi

By
@cheries001

This recipe came from Grandma Lawrence. Each time I make a batch, I remember her saying you could never make enough Cracker Jack to go around. Brings back the joy of sitting at her kitchen table munching that sweet, buttery corn and sharing stories.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Many
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

CARAMEL MIXTURE

2 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 c
light karo syrup
1 stick
salted butter
1 tsp
baking soda

PUT POPPED POPCORN IN BROWN BAG

5 qt
popcorn

OPTIONAL

2 c
dry roasted salted peanuts

Step-By-Step

Step 1 Direction Photo

1Add the brown sugar, cream of tartar, butter and karo syrup in a medium saucepan and bring to a rolling boil. Add baking soda and quickly pour over the center of the popcorn and shake to coat the popcorn evenly.

Step 2 Direction Photo

2Pop 5 quarts of popcorn and put in brown paper shopping bag. If you wish to add peanuts put them in the brown paper bag with the popcorn. Bake for 1 hour at 200 degrees. This crisps up the caramel corn and makes it delicious. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts, Popcorn
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy