Caramel Corn Recipe in bowl with bag
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5 from 3 votes

Microwave Caramel Corn Recipe

A quick and easy way to make your favorite homemade caramel corn! This recipe uses the microwave to make it so it's fast, easy and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Corn, Microwave Caramel Corn
Servings: 18
Calories: 105kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 16 c. popcorn about 1/2 c. - 2/3 c. kernels
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. corn syrup
  • 1/2 c butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Instructions

  • Melt brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt in microwave for 3 minutes, stirring in one minute intervals.
  • Add vanilla and baking soda to brown sugar mixture. Mix well.
  • Put popped popcorn into a brown grocery bag. Pour brown sugar mixture over the popcorn. Shake bag.
  • Put grocery bag in microwave. Microwave for 3 minutes. After each minute take bag out and shake. After three minutes microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Shaking after each 30 second interval. Pour onto wax paper and let cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 17mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.1mg