Caramel Popcorn

Tis the season for some extra sweets and one of our family favorites is this caramel popcorn. Simple and sweet, pile up a bowl for your holiday table!


  • 12-15 cups air popped popcorn
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  1. Bring brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, salt, and vanilla to a boil.
  2. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda.
  4. Mix until light in color.
  5. Combine popcorn and caramel syrup in a large buttered bowl. Mix well ensuring that popcorn is evenly coated.
  6. In a large buttered roasting pan, spread popcorn mixture.
  7. Bake at 300 degrees for approximately 1 hour, stirring every 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool. Store in air tight container.