Monday, September 19, 2011

Caramel Corn

1 cup butter
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 cups brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup popcorn kernels

Pop your popcorn and put in large roasting pan. Keep warm until ready to pour caramel on top. Melt your butter over medium-low heat. Once melted add corn syrup, sugar and salt. Stir unitl boils. Take spoon out and let boil for 5 minutes. DON'T STIR. After the 5 minutes remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla. Stir until mixed in. Pour over popcorn and mix until covered. Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes. Cool on wax paper and store in airtight container.

1 comment:

  1. I'll have to try this one. It's very similar to my recipe but I don't bake it afterward. Does that make is more of a crunchier "cracker jack" type caramel popcorn? Mine is more of the ooey gooey kind. I like it both ways... I'll let you know when i try it! :)