Oven Caramel Corn

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Krista Hanna

By
@KHanna

EVERYBODY loves it! My grandma used to make it, and gave me the recipe at my bridal shower! She always said to follow the directions exactly, and everytime I haven't, it hasn't turned out right! I guess she knew something, and I should have listened! ?

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
1-?
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1 c
margarine
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
dark karo syrup
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
5 qt
popcorn, popped (usually 3 microwave bags of light buttered corn) or mix it up a little bit and use 1 1/2 bags of cheese popcorn!

How to Make Oven Caramel Corn

Step-by-Step

  • 1preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • 2combine margarine, sugar, syrup, and salt in med. saucepan. bring to boil, reduce heat to med/low and boil for 13-15 minutes, stirring CONSTANTLY.
  • 3remove from heat and stir in the soda until completely dissolved and fluffy.
  • 4have the corn in a large roasting pan and pour caramel over popped corn. *all the corn won't be covered at this point and that's OK!
  • 5bake at 250 for one hour, stirring the corn every 15 minutes. (that's the important step!)
  • 6cool on wax paper in a single layer. freezes well. (if it lasts that long!)

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About Oven Caramel Corn

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts, Popcorn
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids