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Karo Syrup’s Easy Caramel Popcorn

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How to Make Easy Caramel Corn with Karo Syrup

Caramel popcorn can be tricky to make, but you can use this super easy method. Corn syrup makes this recipe easier because you don’t have to make the caramel sauce which involves a lot of time and a candy thermometer. So you can enjoy caramel popcorn with ease.

Karo Syrup's Easy Caramel Popcorn

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  • Recipe Type: Reader's Recipes, Snack Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 1 hour
  • Serves: 8
Karo Syrup's Easy Caramel Popcorn

This Caramel Popcorn is very tasty!


  • 3 quarts (12 cups) popped corn
  • 3 cup unsalted mixed nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo light or dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


In a large shallow roasting pan combine popcorn and nuts. Place in 250* F. oven while preparing glaze. In heavy 2 quart saucepan stir sugar, corn syrup, margarine and salt. Stirring constantly, bring to boil over medium heat. Without stirring, boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and baking soda; pour over popcorn mixture, stirring to coat. Bake in 250* F. oven, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Cool; break apart and store tightly covered. 4 quarts.

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  • Cayote1998

    Sounds like a great project for yound and old. I hope it works

    • Stephanie Manley

      I hope you enjoyed this one.