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Oven Caramel Corn

oven caramel corn Gifts & Decor
Oven Caramel Corn
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

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

Updated May 2, 2013

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

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 200°F. 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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

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