Oven Caramel Corn

Summary

Yield
15 Servings
SourceMary Ault (1989)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour, 15 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients

15 c
popped corn
1 c
brown sugar
1⁄2 t
baking soda
1⁄2 c
margarine
1⁄4 c
light corn syrup
1⁄2 t
salt
 
Spanish or cocktail peanuts (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 200. Heat sugar, margarine, corn syrup and salt in a small saucepan, stirring occasionally, until bubbly around edges. Continue cooking over medium heat for 5 minutes more. Remove pan from heat. Stir in baking soda, blending until mixture becomes foamy. Add peanuts, if desired. Divide popcorn and spread on 2 cookie sheets. Pour liquid mixture over popcorn, stirring until corn is well coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool and serve. Gift Idea: Put the finished product in decorative tins and give as holiday gifts!