Buttery Sweet Baked Caramel Corn (Easy)
12cups popped popcorn (i use my favorite microwave brand.)
1cup brown sugar
1/4cup light corn syrup
1/4tsp. baking soda
1cup almonds, pecans or peanuts, optional
How to Make Buttery Sweet Baked Caramel Corn (Easy)
- Preheat 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.
- In 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.
- Stir 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