Caramel Corn

  • Yield: 15 servings

This caramel corn is so easy to make. It's the perfect snack for Halloween parties. Kids of all ages love it!


7 1/2quarts popped popcorn
2cups brown sugar
1cup butter
1/2cup light corn syrup
1teaspoon salt
1teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 200F.
  2. In a saucepan, heat butter, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Stir occasionally. When mixture comes to a full boil, cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Pour caramel mixture over popcorn and mix until evenly coated.
  4. Bake for 1 hour in large, greased roasting pan, stirring every 15 minutes.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: Maple-flavored syrup is a nice substitute for the corn syrup. For some extra crunch, stir in 1 cup of pecans or peanuts.

—Recipe by Penny Houdek, Litchfield, Minn.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 7
  • Calories 320
  • Fat 13g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 360mg
  • Potassium 95mg
  • Carbohydrate 50g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 32g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 4%