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Caramel Corn

Caramel Corn

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.

Sunset FEBRUARY 2009

  • Yield: Serves 6


  • 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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 299
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 41g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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