Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn
This flavored corn recipe makes the perfect sweet snack. Fill small decorated containers and give as food gifts for special occasions or year-round.
Makes 13
Prep 10 m
Bake 60 m
Cook 5 m



  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 250 degrees F. Coat a large, deep roasting pan generously with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. 2 of 4 Combine oil and popcorn in a large saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-high heat, shaking occasionally until kernels start to pop. Shake saucepan continuously until popping stops, then pour popcorn into prepared roasting pan.
  3. 3 of 4 Melt butter in a medium-size saucepan over low heat. Add brown sugar and corn syrup and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil gently without stirring for 5 minutes or until mixture reaches 260 degrees F on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and quickly stir in peanuts, vanilla and baking soda until smooth.
  4. 4 of 4 Pour corn syrup mixture over popcorn and toss to coat evenly. Bake popcorn at 250 degrees F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely. Break up into small clusters and store in small canisters.
Nutrition Information for Caramel Corn
Servings Per Recipe: 13
Per Serving: 273 kcal cal., 4 g pro., 34 g carb., 15 g Fat, total, 19 mg chol., 5 g sat. fat, 2 g fiber, 40 mg sodium