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Old Fashioned Caramel Corn
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr

Sweet, salty and delicious

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: caramel, popcorm
Servings: 12 servings
: 1362 kcal
  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 425°

  2. Spray large shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.
  3. Add popped popcorn.
  4. Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
  5. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat.
  6. Boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda and vanilla; mix well.
  7. Pour syrup over popcorn, stirring to coat evenly.
  8. Bake for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and spread on foil that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  10. Cool; break apart. Store in tightly covered container.
Nutrition Facts
Old Fashioned Caramel Corn
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1362 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 246mg11%
Potassium 889mg25%
Carbohydrates 262g87%
Fiber 40g167%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 9.7mg54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.