Friday, June 17, 2011

Caramel Popcorn Recipe

I have recently had several people request this recipe so I thought it would be a good one to have posted on my blog.  It's a DELICIOUS crunchy recipe that my Mama Rhien makes.  I'm warning you though - it's highly addictive, so watchout!

Caramel Popcorn
·         5 quarts of popped popcorn
·         1 cup butter
·         2 cups brown sugar
·         1/2 cup Light Karo Syrup
·         1/2 tsp salt
·         1/2 tsp baking soda
·         1/2 tsp vanilla

Pop popcorn and take out any of the duds (so you don't break a tooth). Mix butter, sugar, syrup and salt and cook until boiling. Boil for 5 minutes. Pour over popcorn and stir to coat evenly. Place in an oven-proof pan and bake at 250 degrees for one hour - stirring every 15 minutes. After one hour pour popcorn out onto wax paper, tin foil or cookie sheets until cool. Break apart and enjoy!

(My notes: I used more than 5 quarts of popcorn. It didn't' seem like 5 quarts was enough. I also doubled the recipe each time I made it and cooked the popcorn in my large roasting pan - it worked great.)


Tina J said...

Did you forget to put the baking soda in when you were writing the directions? I have made a recipe very similar to this and everyone always loves it. Thanks for sharing!

Kelli said...
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Kelli said...

I ahve the same recipe, except I cook mine for only 30 min and stir it every 15 min. You don't know me, but I feel like I know you. I came across your blog while checking out scrapbooking ideas. I love reading your post and I have marked you as a favorite. I hope that is okay. Anyway, thank you for always being so positive.

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