Saturday, October 23, 2010

Caramel Corn

Gene, my dad, and Justin love this recipe. You'll never want to buy expensive caramel corn again after you try this easy recipe.

Caramel Corn

1 cup margarine or butter
2 cups brown sugar
1/3 cup corn syrup (light)
1/2 tsp salt
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1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla

Boil the first 4 ingredients for 5 minutes (set the timer when it comes to boil)
Remove from heat and stir in baking soda and vanilla.
Pour over a big bowl of popcorn (2 batches of popcorn and make sure to remove unpopped seeds)
Spread on a big cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven at 250 degrees for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool completely and store in zip lock bags. Very addictive ~ you may not even need zip locks because this won't last very long.

Optional:  you can add peanuts to make this even better!

2 comments:

  1. thanks for this one.......and I have done chicken like that before. also one time my chicken was not crisp enough for your dad. I got mad and dipped it and deep fried it in oil. He loved it and really did not know was the same chicken hahaha.

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  2. Now that's truly funny, Nancy! Necessity is the mother of invention.

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