Microwave Caramel Popcorn

Microwave Caramel Popcorn

5 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 83% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Popcorn coated in crisp caramel makes a great treat for everyone!


1/2 cup Butter
1/4 cup White Karo Syrup
1 cup Brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
6 quarts Popcorn; popped
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda

Original recipe makes 6

Original recipe makes 6 Quarts


You've adjusted the recipe from 6 (as originally posted) to 6 Quarts. The ingredients above reflect 6 Quarts, but the instructions reflect the as-posted 6. You may need to adjust the times, temperatures or quantities mentioned in the recipe below as needed.

Mix Karo syrup, brown sugar, and salt in glass microwaveable dish. Cook on high power in microwave for 2 minutes on high. Stir and cook 4 minutes. Take out of oven and stir in baking soda.

Pour over 6 quarts of popcorn. Mix well. Put in large paper grocery bag. Fold top of bag down several time.

Cook in microwave for 1 1/2 minutes on high. Shake bag. Repeat.

Cook for 30 more seconds. Pour onto cookie sheet to cool.


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Wow! Made this treat and was deliciously surprised! It was easy and the Karo syrup stuck to the measuring cup and I forgot to scoop the last bit out but it still turned out great! Thanks! :)
Crash907 4y ago

FYI-Directions do not specify when to add butter!!! I added it to the Karo syrup, brown sugar and salt. Turned out fine:)
GourmetT 6y ago

I love this stuff! its great!
The chef boy 11y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
AddisonKirk 11y ago

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