Homemade Caramel Corn 'n Nuts

Homemade Caramel Corn 'n Nuts
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4 Reviews
This best-ever caramel corn is made extra special with the addition of mixed nuts.
45 min
Prep Time
1:45
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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 200°. Place popcorn in large ungreased roasting pan; set aside.
  2. Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (12 to 14 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 238°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball (4 to 6 minutes).
  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. Bake for 20 minutes; stir. Continue baking for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately place caramel corn on waxed paper. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Store in container with tight-fitting lid.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1/2 cup)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

We make this recipe every fall and every Christmas - it is a family tradition we all love. This is so easy and so delicious - 5 stars plus!!!

Rating

This is absolutely the best caramel corn. Have been making it for years and have people request it for Xmas. Five stars

Rating

This caramel corn is the best. I made containers of this for gifts and included the recipe which the recipients then made again for themselves. You just can't quit eating this !

Rating

This was the easiest carmel corn recipe I have ever used! I made 10 batches for two halloween parties this week and everyone loved it.

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