Best Ever Caramel Corn

Best Ever Caramel Corn

Ready in 40 minutes

This simple and fantastic tasting Caramel Corn, with only 4 ingredients, always leaves them begging for more! I have even had people offer to pay me to make it for them!

"I've made this recipe twice -- and love it. I substituted the corn syrup with brown rice syrup (no adjustments) and it is delicious. I increased the popcorn by two cups the second time (I just wanted to try to get lighter coverage). It is so crispy and light. It is simple and delicious."

- amyjaja

Top-ranked recipe named "Best Ever Caramel Corn"

4.7 avg, 15 review(s) 87% would make again

Ingredients

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8 cups Popcorn; popped
3/4 cup Brown sugar; packed
6 tbsps Butter
3 tbsps Light corn syrup

Original recipe makes 10

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Preparation

Spread popcorn in a large baking pan. Preheat oven to 300F. For caramel mixture, in a medium saucepan combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and add 1/4 tsp salt if you wish (I never do because the butter I use is salted). Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils. Continue to cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over popcorn. Toss quickly to coat. bake for 15 minutes and then stir. Return to oven and bake an additional 5 to 10 minutes until well coated. Turn popcorn out onto foil to cool. Break into pieces and serve. Stores well in zip-lock bags.

Notes

Nuts can be added if you like or once cooled carmael corn can be covered in chocolate for a real taste treat. I use microwave popcorn which is another why I do not add salt and for 2 bags I make a recipe and a half of the caramel.

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Caramel Corn photo by justinblake justinblake

photo by LadyJay LadyJay

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Super good!! My mom and kids love this popcorn!! Will definitely make this again :-)
navyladee 1 year ago
Loved it especially my husband ! Great for a holiday snack & gift ! Super easy ,
Autumnhatakeyama 1 year ago
Holy cow this stuff is good. I'm going to sit here, quietly eating it and hope that no one in my family asks for a taste because I really don't want to share!
nancymaster 1 year ago
Fasna1 1 year ago
Wonderful but make sure you don't burn the caramel!
Kimmacc 1 year ago
was very good!!
justinblake 2 years ago
If you love caramel popcorn this is the recipe for you. Much better than store bought because you know exactly what is in it. I will defiantly be making this at least twice a month. My husband and kids loved it. I might even make it this year for holiday presents.
Momiitz 2 years ago
I am resubmitting because I thought I hit 5 stars and only 4 showed up. This was a little messy to make, but definitely worth it!!
Cosmo113 2 years ago
Great recipe, I wouldn't change a thing. This yields about 3/4 a gallon of caramel corn.
Robsdad 3 years ago
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