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caramel corn

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kristal Maryott
Towanda, PA

Light, fluffy, and yummy, with a slight twist.

(1 rating)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For caramel corn

  • 4 qt
    popcorn (air popped is best)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark corn syrup
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make caramel corn

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Spray a large metal bowl with Pam cooking spray.
  • 2
    Pop popcorn and remove any partial and unpopped kernals.
  • 3
    Melt butter in a two quart saucepan. Add corn syrup, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Constantly stir over medium heat until syrup comes to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Drizzle part of the syrup over the popcorn quickly. Stir with a long handled spoon (syrup is hot, please be careful). Finish pouring syrup over corn and stir.
  • 5
    Spread coated corn out on an 11 x 17 cookie sheet. Bake in oven for 1 hour, pulling the pan out every 15 minutes to turn the caramel corn.
  • 6
    When done, place caramel corn onto wax paper. When cooled down, break into pieces. Seal in air tight container or ziplock bags to keep fresh.

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