How to make it

  • Butter or spray a large piece of foil; set aside
  • Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Remove all unpopped kernels from popped popcorn and keep warm in oven in a large roasting pan while making the caramel mixture.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter & corn syrup.
  • Cook & stir over medium heat until the mixture boils.
  • Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan & continue to cook & stir over medium heat to 255 degrees, hard ball stage(about 4 minutes).
  • Remove saucepan from heat, & stir in baking soda & vanilla.
  • Pour mixture over popcorn; sprinkle with salt if desired & stir gently to coat.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with more salt if desired & stir mixture then bake for 5 minutes more.
  • Spread caramel corn on prepared foil to cool.
  • **Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

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    " It was excellent "
    warsawnan ate it and said...
    I ended up making 12 batches of this over the holidays... family couldn't get enough! Needless to say, I've memorized this recipe. LOL
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    " It was excellent "
    hoosiermom68 ate it and said...
    Ooh-sounds wonderful! I love caramel corn,and since nobody else in my house eats it,I don't have to share...ha ha!
    Thanks for a great post.I am going to make it this weekend.
    Carrie :)
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    " It was excellent "
    imhungry ate it and said...
    Step 12 is hilarious!!!! Ya right, it barely lasted the movie!!
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