The Most Delicious Caramel Corn Recipe For A Sweet Self-Care Treat

Karen Kasberg
by Karen Kasberg
15 cups
1 hr 20 min

If you’re looking to take time for yourself and practice self-care, but need that sweet treat at the end, why not try out this caramel corn recipe? It will satisfy any craving while taking your self-care to a whole new level.

You could even gift it to family and friends during the holiday season–homemade is always better than storebought (who doesn’t love something homemade?)

Side note: This is yet another family favorite recipe my mom shared in a cookbook she created many years ago. Every time I open this cookbook, I think of how much my mom loved baking for family and friends.

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Helpful Tools For This Caramel Corn Recipe

.The Original Whirly Pop popcorn maker

.Extra large baking pan (you can also use 2 – 9 x 13 pans if you don’t have an extra large baking pan.

Getting Started

.Gather ingredients

Caramel corn ingredients

.Pop the corn


.Melt the other ingredients in a saucepan

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.Drizzle the mixture on popcorn, bake & enjoy your sweet self-care treat!

caramel corn recipe

.Or, package it up and gift it to someone this holiday season! {Gift tag(s) in the photo below can be found at ButtercupsPrintables.}

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You deserve the best of the best when it comes to caramel corn, and this recipe delivers. It’s easy to follow, doesn’t require any special ingredients, and is totally delicious.

Make a batch for yourself as a self-care treat or gift it to someone you love this holiday season. They’ll be so grateful, and you’ll be happy knowing you’ve shared something amazing with them.

So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!

Other Family Favorite Recipes You May Enjoy:

.Simple Banana Bread Recipe: It’s So Easy Even The Kids Can Help

.Simple Apple Cake Recipe: 6 Easy Steps To Delicacy

.Daffodil Cake Recipe: A Family Favorite You Absolutely Need to Try

.Easy Chocolate Macaroons

The Most Delicious Caramel Corn Recipe For A Sweet Self-Care Treat
Recipe details
  • 15  cups
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 1 Hours Total time: 1 hr 20 min
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  • 15 cups popped corn
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

Heat oven to 200 degrees.
Divide popped corn between 2 ungreased baking pans 13 x 9 x 2" or one extra-large baking pan.
In a saucepan heat brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt stirring occassionaly until bubbly around edges.
Continue cooking over medium head for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir in baking soda until foamy.
Pour over popped corn striring until corn is well coated.
Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Karen Kasberg
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  • Patricia Patricia on Dec 01, 2022

    I found this recipe a few years ago in a magazine and it's really great

  • Ed Ed on Dec 31, 2022

    Sounds great, but what is the serving size? 1 cup? Diabetics need to know things.