Buttery Sweet Baked Caramel Corn (Easy)

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@Quinnn

This is the second type of caramel corn that we make. I had posted the Butter Toffee Popcorn Recipe, (link in comments section) and wanted to include this caramel corn version as well. Always the very first to sell out at school fund-raisers and bake sales when individually bagged. Also made in our family for over 40 years, I hope it becomes one of your family's favorites too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes Approx. 13 Cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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12
cups popped popcorn (i use my favorite microwave brand.)
1/2
cup butter
1
cup brown sugar
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
tsp. salt
1/4
tsp. baking soda
1
tsp. vanilla
1
cup almonds, pecans or peanuts, optional

How to Make Buttery Sweet Baked Caramel Corn (Easy)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Coat the bottom and sides of large roasting pan with butter flavored cooking spray. Place popped popcorn and nuts, if using, in roaster.
  • 2In medium heavy pan, slowly melt butter. Add brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Gently heat to a low boil, stirring constantly. Boil on lowest heat possible without stirring for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 3Stir in baking soda and vanilla. Gradually, pour over popcorn and nuts, coating evenly. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely on lightly sprayed or non-stick foil. Store tightly in ziplock bags

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