Baked Caramel Corn
|Popped popcorn||6 Quart|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup/Dark corn syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Preheat oven to 250°F.
Coat bottom and sides of large roasting pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Place popped pop corn in roasting pan.
In heavy saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil without stirring for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in baking soda and vanilla. (Mixture will froth and foam.) Gradually pour over popped pop corn, mixing well.
Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Remove from oven; cool completely.