Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn Recipe

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Recipe printed in the Reading Eagle back in the '70's. A favorite ever since...

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Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
margarine
2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
corn syrup, light
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
vanilla
5 qt
popped popcorn
1 c
peanuts or other nuts
1 c
coconut

How to Make Caramel Corn

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large saucepan, melt margarine. Stir in brown sugar, syrup, and salt.
  • 2Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil, without stirring, for 5 minutes.
  • 3In the meantime, measure popcorn, nuts and coconut into a large dish pan. (Note - Use a 4 cup plastic bowl to measure a quart of popcorn.)
  • 4Remove caramel from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla until frothy.
  • 5Gradually pour caramel mix over popcorn mix, stirring well to coat.
  • 6Turn into two large shallow baking pans that have been sprayed with PAM.
  • 7Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • 8Remove from oven. Cool completely. Break apart and store in a tightly covered container.

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About Caramel Corn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #caramel, #popcorn