Caramel Popcorn

This recipe for caramel popcorn is easy to make and tastes really delicious. It makes a great present!

What you need:

8 cups popped, unbuttered popcorn
1/2 cup peanuts + raisons (optional)
1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup corn syrup

What you do:
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

2. Pop popcorn and measure peanuts and/or raisins. Remove any unpopped kernels.

3. In a small pot put butter, brown sugar and corn syrup, add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil on high heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 2 minutes. Be sure to stir continually!

4. Remove pot from heat and pour liquid over popcorn and peanuts and/or raisons.

5. Mix until popcorn, peanuts and/or raisins are well coated.

6. Spray a cookie sheet or shallow roasting pan with non-stick cooking spay.

7. Scoop popcorn onto baking dish and bake for 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

8. Once baked, stir popcorn and caramel together until coated and cooled.

9. Store in an airtight container.

10. Gift idea: package in pretty plastic bags or gift boxes lined with wax paper and give as gifts.