This quick and easy Caramel Popcorn Recipe is the perfect treat for parties and holidays. A gooey and soft buttery caramel sauce on top of perfectly salted popcorn that is ready in no time!
Course: Candy, Snack
Author: Sara Smith
large mixing bowl
heavy bottomed pot
3 (3.2 oz)bags of popcorn, (or 1 cup unpopped kernels)
1cuplight brown sugar
1(14 oz)can sweetened condensed milk
Prepare popcorn and place in large mixing bowl, spray baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
In a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat combine butter, corn syrup, and light brown sugar. Mix well and bring to boil, THEN add the sweetened condensed milk, stirring constantly using a wooden spoon. Boil for 4-5 minutes until mixture reaches soft ball stage (235Fº).
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract and salt. Pour mixture over bowl of popcorn and stir in gently with large greased spoon to coat the popcorn completely.
Pour onto the greased baking sheet and let cool to room temperature before serving.