|Popped popcorn||3 Quart (Freshly)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Place popcorn in a lightly greased 4-quart casserole, set aside.
Place butter in a 1 1/2-quart dish.
Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute or until melted.
Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt, cover and microwave at HIGH for 4 minutes.
Remove mixture from oven; stir in soda and vanilla.
Pour over popcorn; stir until all is coated and no sugar mixture remains in bottom of dish.
Cook popcorn mixture on HIGH for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes, stirring well after each minute.
Remove popcorn from oven; stir well.
Spread in a lightly buttered pan; cool thoroughly.
Store in an airtight container.