Nonnies Caramel Corn

Nonnies Caramel Corn Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey


This is so good.You can use peanuts but I love cashews.


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15 Min
45 Min


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  • 5-6 qt
    air popped popcorn (about 1 cup unpopped)
  • 2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 lb
    margarine (1 cup or 2 sticks)
  • 1/2 c
    white corn syrup(karo)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • ·
    salted peanuts (optional)

How to Make Nonnies Caramel Corn


  1. Fill large roasting pan with popped corn. (I use the top and bottom of a large roaster)
  2. In a large pan(I use a soup kettle) put the brown sugar,margarine,& corn syrup mix up and bring to a full boil,stirring constantly.
    Boil 5 minutes(still stirring)
    Remove from heat and add vanilla and soda(it will raise up)Blend well and pour evenly over pans of popped corn.
  3. Place in a preheated oven at 250 for 45 minutes.
    Spread on waxed paper an allow to cool.
    At this point try not to eat to much!!
  4. Store in an airtight container.

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About Nonnies Caramel Corn

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Popcorn
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids

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