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  1. Quick Caramel Corn Recipe

Friends of mine know I have a large popcorn obsession. I simply love popcorn, any flavor. No matter the time of day I can munch on my favorite snack. Caramel corn is classic and this one is an even easier, simplified recipe. A quick caramel, a little baking soda and you’re ready to eat…and eat and eat! This is so easy and so delicious that you’ll be making it all fall long.

Quick Caramel Corn

3.80 from 5 votes


  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 5 qt popped popcorn


  • Preheat oven to 200°F and spray two baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Have popcorn popped and ready in a large bowl.
  • Bring butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, and salt to a low boil over medium-high heat. Continue boiling for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Continue stirring until soda is incorporated and the caramel is lighter in texture.
  • Pour over prepared popcorn and stir until the popcorn is evenly coated.
  • Evenly divide on two baking sheets and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool, and enjoy!


Serving: 1cup
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Difficulty Easy
Method Cooking
Quick Caramel Corn | The Gray Boxwood
Quick Caramel Corn | The Gray Boxwood
Quick Caramel Corn | The Gray Boxwood

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