Family Favorite Butter Toffee Popcorn (Easy)

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My family has been making this recipe for well over 40 years. Need a sure seller for a bake sale or fundraiser? This is it. For 20 years, I packaged cute, ribbon-tied treat bags in school colors for nearly every athletic and band fund-raiser. For my own family, I package in individual serving ziplocks, then place in a pretty basket on the counter.

I can never understand why people buy those stale, artificial boxes of caramel corn and butter toffee popcorn when you can make your own delicious, buttery snack at home for a fraction of the price. Give it a try... it's quick and easy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes Appox. 11 Cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 10 c
    popped popcorn (i use my favorite butter flavored microwave popcorn, about 2 bags.)
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    almonds, pecans or dry roasted peanuts

How to Make Family Favorite Butter Toffee Popcorn (Easy)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Butter a large, rectangular roasting pan. Place popped popcorn and nuts in pan. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Stir in sugar, corn syrup and salt. Heat to a gentle boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 8 minutes, stirring only once over lowest heat possible to maintain a low, gentle boil. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Gradually pour over popped popcorn and nuts, coating well.Turn onto a large, greased baking pan with sides.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes total, stirring well after 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely on lightly buttered or non-stick foil. Store in tightly sealed ziplock bags.

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