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Homemade Caramel Corn 'n Nuts

Homemade Caramel Corn 'n Nuts

This best-ever caramel corn is made extra special with the addition of mixed nuts.


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45 min
Prep Time
1 hr 45 min
Total Time
18
cups

Ingredients

20 cups popped popcorn

2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup dark corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup salted mixed nuts

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200°F. Place popcorn in large ungreased roasting pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 12-14 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 238°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball.

  3. STEP 3

    Remove from heat; stir in baking soda. Carefully (mixture will be hot)pour over popcorn; sprinkle nuts over caramel mixture. Stir until well coated.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 45 minutes; stirring after 20 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately place caramel corn on waxed paper. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Nutrition (1/2 cup)

140 Calories
7 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
130 Sodium (mg)
19 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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