Caramel Corn Recipe

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Caramel Corn

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@rcrc

Recipe printed in the Reading Eagle back in the '70's. A favorite ever since...


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
margarine
2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
corn syrup, light
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla
5 qt
popped popcorn
1 c
peanuts or other nuts
1 c
coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, melt margarine. Stir in brown sugar, syrup, and salt.
2
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil, without stirring, for 5 minutes.
3
In the meantime, measure popcorn, nuts and coconut into a large dish pan. (Note - Use a 4 cup plastic bowl to measure a quart of popcorn.)
4
Remove caramel from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla until frothy.
5
Gradually pour caramel mix over popcorn mix, stirring well to coat.
6
Turn into two large shallow baking pans that have been sprayed with PAM.
7
Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
8
Remove from oven. Cool completely. Break apart and store in a tightly covered container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #caramel, #popcorn