Dad's Caramel Popcorn

Dad's Caramel PopcornRecipe

Yield:

Serves 16 to 20

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch

Ingredients

1 cup butter
2 cups brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 qts. popped popcorn

Preparation

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes without stirring; remove from heat. Add baking soda and vanilla; mix well. Place popcorn in an extra-large bowl; pour mixture over popcorn, stirring to coat well. Spread popcorn on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 250 degrees for 15 minutes. Stir; bake for an additional 15 minutes. Cool; store in an airtight container.