caramel-popcorn

Caramel Popcorn

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Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
55 Min

Servings:
8 to 10 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
55 Min

Servings:
8 to 10 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (3.5 oz.) bag plain microwave popcorn
  • 1/3 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/4 C. packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 C. light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Soda

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 250ºF. Coat a 15×10-inch jelly roll pan or two 13×9-inch baking pans with no-stick cooking spray. Place popcorn in extra-large bowl. Remove unpopped kernels.
  2. MELT shortening in 2-quart saucepan. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil without stirring for 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and Clabber Girl® Baking Soda. Evenly pour over popped corn, quickly stirring until popcorn is evenly coated. Place in prepared pan.
  3. BAKE 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool. Break into bite-size pieces.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1/8 of recipe)

  • Calories 300
  • Calories from Fat80g
  • Total Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 55g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 38g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet