Homemade Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts

Blogger Bree Hester of Baked Bree makes us a homemade version of the baseball stadium treat. It’s easy to make and even easier to eat.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

cups plain popped popcorn
cup salted peanuts
cup packed light brown sugar
tablespoons butter
tablespoons light corn syrup
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon salt
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 200°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Place popcorn and peanuts in very large bowl; set aside.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, butter and corn syrup to boiling Boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda, salt and vanilla.
  • 4 Pour caramel mixture over popcorn mixture; toss until well coated. Spread popcorn mixture evenly on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely before serving.

Expert Tips

Store in an airtight container.

This caramel popcorn makes a great gift.