Easy Baked Caramel Popcorn

Easy Baked Caramel Popcorn

Learn how to make a simple baked caramel popcorn that's glazed with butter and a brown sugar coating with this simple recipe.
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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients. Preheat oven to 250 F/130 C/Gas 1/2.
  2. Step 2

    In a large roasting pan, combine the popped popcorn and nuts, if using. Place the pan in the preheated oven while you prepare the glaze mixture.
  3. Step 3

    In a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar , corn syrup, butter, and salt. Bring the sugar and butter mixture to a full boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  4. Step 4

    Continue to boil for 4 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat; stir in baking soda and vanilla . The mixture will bubble when the baking soda is added.
  5. Step 5

    Remove pan from oven. Pour the caramel mixture over the warm popcorn and nuts. Toss to coat the popcorn and nuts thoroughly, using a spatula.
  6. Step 6

    Return the popcorn to the oven and continue baking for one hour, stirring the mixture about every 10 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Cool and break apart. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.