Caramel popcorn is a wonderful treat for those who like it salty and sweet.
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Caramel Popcorn

You can make flavorful caramel popcorn at home.   
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramel Popcorn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 1125kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 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 baking 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 baking 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 servings


Calories: 1125kcal | Carbohydrates: 213g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 821mg | Fiber: 34g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 14% | Calcium: 3.9% | Iron: 43.3%
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