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Caramel Corn

Yield Serves 6
Time: About 10 minutes. The only thing better than delicious caramel corn is caramel corn you make yourself. This recipe is quick, easy, and ooey-gooey good.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon each cinnamon and cayenne
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 299
  • caloriesfromfat 45 %
  • protein 3.4 g
  • fat 15 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • carbohydrate 41 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • sodium 1 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat, then add popcorn, cover, and shake pot often. When popping slows, remove from heat until popping stops. Transfer to a large bowl. In the same pot over high heat, cook sugar with 2 tbsp. water until it turns amber in color. Add pecans and spices, then drizzle over popcorn, tossing well. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.