Oven Caramel Corn

This classic caramel corn is perfect as an everyday snack or packaged as a homemade gift for your favorite foodie.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

12
cups popped popcorn
1 1/2
cups walnut or pecan halves or 1 1/2 cups unblanched whole almonds
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 Heat oven to 200ºF. Divide popcorn and pecans between 2 ungreased rectangular pans, 13x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Heat brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bubbly around edges. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; remove from heat. Stir in baking soda.
  • 3 Pour mixture over popcorn and walnuts; stir until well coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

Expert Tips

For easy cleanup, line each baking pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil before adding popcorn.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
180 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20 g
20 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
220 mg
220 %;
Total Carbohydrate
32 g
32 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.