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Caramel Popcorn

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Ingredients
  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)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Microwaving
Servings: 
11

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