Homemade Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts

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

Ingredients

Ingredients

7
cups plain popped popcorn
1
cup salted peanuts
3/4
cup packed light brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter
3
tablespoons light corn syrup
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Store in an airtight container.

This caramel popcorn makes a great gift.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
393.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26.2g
40%
Saturated Fat
9.6g
48%
Cholesterol
30.5mg
10%
Sodium
402.2mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
36.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
27.4g
Protein
6.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
3.50%
4%
Iron
4.30%
4%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.