Caramel-Popcorn Bars

Caramel-Popcorn Bars

Wrap these bars individually in plastic wrap, and pack them to take to a sporting event. You’ll be ready when the munchies hit!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

24

bars

1
bag (3.5 oz) microwave popcorn (any variety), popped
1
cup coarsely crushed peanut brittle (6 oz)
1
bag (14 oz) caramels
1
tablespoon water
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
  1. Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn.
  2. In large bowl, mix popcorn and peanut brittle. In 4-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave caramels and water uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour over popcorn mixture; toss until evenly coated. Press in pan with buttered hands. Let stand about 30 minutes or until set. For 24 bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows with wet knife.
Makes 24 bars
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Time-Saver
Make this recipe and wrap the bars individually the day before the event.
Variations
Chocolate lovers can stir in 1 cup chocolate chips or candy-coated chocolate candies before pressing in the pan. Or, go nuts! Stir in 1/2 cup chopped peanuts instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 40 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 80 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.