Carmel Corn Heaven


Carmel Corn

Why do I not think to make Carmel corn more often.  Inexpensive and easy to make.  Translated that means cheap and simple or simple and cheap.  Everybody loves Carmel corn.  Perfect snack.  Makes an awesome gift.

This is my mother-in-laws recipe she kindly shared with me many years ago.  She use to actually sell this by the boat load.  I am very happy to share with all of you.

7 quarts or around 16 cups popped popcorn.  Set aside in a large bowl.  2 cups brown sugar, 2 sticks butter, 2 cups white Karo syrup, 1 teaspoon salt.

Melt brown sugar, butter, Karo syrup and salt in a large pan.  Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.  Add 1 teaspoon baking soda to boiling mixture and stir.

Quickly pour over popcorn and stir to combine.  Pour onto greased sheets and place in a 250 degree oven for 1 hour.  Stir every 15 minutes.  Break into pieces and store in a container with a lid.  ENJOY!





87 thoughts on “Carmel Corn Heaven

  1. I love Carmel Corn, but never thought of making it myself. I reading the recipe, I just wonder how you stir the sticky (thick ?) caramel mixture into the popcorn, without the popcorn getting all broken up?

  2. This looks so yummy and easy to make. I think I will be making some of this for my relatives this Thanksgiving. I pinned this for future use thank you for sharing.

  3. I love it but it’s so naughty. My teeth are aching just looking at it! I’ve only had shop bought but this warm from the oven! MMMMMMMMMmmmmm

  4. This sounds similar to the recipe I use Candy. It’s good stuff! Thanks for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-up. Please come back and join us again! Remember to leave your host a comment to increase the chance of being featured.

  5. Oh man I love caramel corn!! It’s one of my favorite sweet foods. I’ve never actually tried to make it myself but you’re right, it does seem fairly simple to put together and so so good! 🙂

  6. Caramel corn is a favorite at my house! I usually buy it around the holidays. This time around, I’m making it myself. Thanks for sharing your recipe handed down from your mother-in-law!

  7. I love caramel corn! I have never attempted to make it but this makes it sound so easy that I think I might try to.

  8. Confession: I have NEVER made caramel corn before. There’s a popcorn shop about a mile from my house and they make the tastiest caramel corn ever. It’s so buttery and sweet and just melts in your mouth.

  9. Now this makes me think of doing caramel corn. This looks delicious, saving your recipe so I can try it. Thank you for sharing.

  10. I get caramel popcorn from the store whenever I crave for it. But making it myself would be so much better (and preservative free). Thanks for sharing the recipe. I never thought it was this easy to make!

  11. I saw this earlier but since I did not have time to make them myself, I got some caramel popcorn at the store. I still believe your recipe would give me better tasting caramel popcorn. I’m going to make some this weekend. No more store bought for me!

  12. I just love caramel corn. I’ve never tried to make it on my own yet! I tend to buy it already made in a bag, but this would taste so much better.

  13. Loving your mother in law’s recipe. Caramel corn is so easy to make and everyone in our house loves it. Karo syrup makes all the difference doesn’t it. I tried making it with another brand but it just wasn’t the same. Karo makes the difference.

  14. Carmel Corn is probably one of my favorite snacks. I like to make it around Christmas time for some reason it reminds me of Christmas.

  15. This looks so yummy, it would be a perfect snack. I didn’t realize how easy it is to make either. Nice to be able to make it at home instead of having to buy it at the store.

  16. This looks so delicious. I am sure it will be a big hit in my house. I will have to give this recipe a try on the weekend for movie night.

Leave a Reply