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Salted Caramel Popcorn

  • Prep Time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield Yield: 16 cups 1x
  • Category Category: Popcorn
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: Snack

Description:

Makes about 16 cups of caramel corn


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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn kernels (about 16 cups popped corn)
  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Set aside.
  3. Pop popcorn kernels using air popper into a large bowl.
  4. In a small saucepan melt butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and 1 teaspoon salt together over medium heat. Bring to boil. Boil for 4 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat and let it cool for 2 minutes. It needs to stop boiling before you pour it on the popcorn.
  5. Pour caramel mixture over popcorn and stir to coat evenly.
  6. Pour popcorn into lined pan, sprinkle remaining salt on top (1/2 tsp – 1 tsp depending on your personal taste preference) and place in oven. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  7. Allow popcorn to cool on a parchment lined counter.

Notes:

You can add in 2 cups of nuts to the un-coated popcorn if desired! Coat with caramel as states!

Nutrition Information:

1 cup
168
9.1 g
295.8 mg
11.9 g
15.3 g
1.2 g
30.5 mg

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