Michelle's Caramel Corn

Gooseberry Patch
This sugary-sweet treat makes a great food gift for the holidays, but don't give it all away–you're going to be craving what's left!

Yield:

Makes about 12 cups

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Ingredients

12 cups popped popcorn
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/3 cup butter
1 tablespoon light molasses
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Spray a large roaster pan with non-stick vegetable spray. Place popcorn in pan and set aside. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and molasses in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring once. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla, baking soda and salt. Pour hot mixture over popcorn, stirring to coat. Bake at 250 degrees for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven; stir to break up. Cool for 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container for up to one week.

Note:

Michelle Sheridan, Gooseberry Patch,

101 Christmas Recipes

March 2011