Oven Caramel Popcorn

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Aug. 23, 2014

Dont like boiling the caramel for caramel popcorn? Then try this super easy and foolproof oven method But be careful its really addictive!


For popcorn
Popcorn kernels 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 mL)
Butter 2 Tablespoon (30 mL)
For caramel sauce
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (50 mL)
Corn syrup/Molasses 2 Tablespoon (30 mL)
Brown sugar 4 Tablespoon (60 mL)
Sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (75 mL)
Salt 1 Pinch



1. Preheat oven to 300 degree F or 150 degree C.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.



For Popcorn:

3. Place a large pot over medium high flame and melt butter in it.

4. Add popcorn kernels, cover with lid and shake until there are 5-6 seconds between pops. 

For Caramel Sauce:

5. In a small pot, combine butter, brown sugar, sugar, salt, and corn syrup/molasses. Place the pot over low flame and stir until all the ingredients have melted together. Do not boil.



6. Pour caramel over popped corn and stir to coat.

7. Pour popcorn onto the lined baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Allow to cool.



8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 78Calories from Fat 32

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 15 mg0.63%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 6 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet