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Homemade Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts

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Homemade Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Popcorn! Peanuts! We brought a baseball stadium favorite home with a recipe that you can dig into in just 30 minutes.
By Bree Hester
Updated Apr 18, 2013

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Store in an airtight container.
  • tip 2
    This caramel popcorn makes a great gift.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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