Caramel popcorn is a real treat, and best of all you can make caramel popcorn at home. It is easy to do. This is my mother’s recipe for caramel corn. Judy Chatham makes this at Christmas. Carmel corn is a delicious treat. You can give this away, it keeps fresh for 10 days or so.
This is so yummy, the kids will love it!
- 3 quarts freshly popped popcorn
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon soda
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Combine popcorn and pecans in a lightly greased jellyroll pan; mix well and set aside. Melt butter over low heat in a medium saucepan. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt; bring to boil, and boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat' stir in soda and vanilla. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture stirring until popcorn is evenly coated. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Cool completely and break into small pieces.
Yield: 12 servingsPrint Recipe