Cinnamon Candy Caramel Corn (Gluten-Free Recipe)

Cinnamon Candy Caramel Corn (Gluten-Free Recipe)
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Classic caramel corn is flavored with cinnamon candies for a festive touch.
25 min
Prep Time
2:30
Total Time
18 cups

Ingredients

1 (6-ounce) bag (16 cups)
plain white popped popcorn
3/4 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup
light corn syrup
1/2 cup
small red gluten-free cinnamon candies (imperials), divided
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 1/2 teaspoons
gluten-free vanilla
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
5 ounces about 3 blocks
vanilla-flavored candy coating , melted

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 200°F.
  2. Place popcorn in roasting pan; set aside. Place waxed paper onto flat surface.
  3. Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, 1/4 cup cinnamon candies and salt in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Continue boiling, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and baking soda. Carefully pour hot syrup mixture over popcorn in pan; stir until well coated. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup cinnamon candies.
  5. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, 1 hour or until caramel corn is crisp. Immediately place caramel corn onto waxed paper. Cool completely.
  6. Drizzle with melted candy coating; let stand until set. Break into bite-sized pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Recipe Tips

- Purchase gluten-free red cinnamon candies that do not list modified food starch as an ingredient.

- This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 cup)

Calories
190
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
30g
Protein
1g
Fat
8g
Sodium
150mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Everyone I gave this to went crazy for it!! I have made this for the last 2 maybe 3 years!

Rating

This is a new holiday favorite for my entire family. I made batch after batch and couldn't keep up with the demand! Delicious and gluten-free, amazing :)

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