Salted Caramel Popcorn

Salted Caramel Popcorn

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  • ½

    cup unpopped popcorn kernels (about 16 cups popped corn)

  • 1

    cup salted butter

  • 1

    cup light brown sugar

  • cup light corn syrup

  • 1½ - 2

    tsp kosher or sea salt, divided


1.Preheat oven to 300° 2.Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Set aside. 3.Pop popcorn kernels using air popper into a large bowl. 4.In a small saucepan melt butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and 1 tsp salt together over medium heat. Bring to boil. Boil for 4 minutes without stirring. 5.Pour caramel mixture over popcorn and stir to coat evenly. 6.Pour popcorn into lined pan, sprinkle remaining salt on top (1/2 tsp - 1 tsp depending on your personal taste preference) and place in oven. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. 7.Allow popcorn to cool on a parchment lined counter. Notes You can add in 2 cups of nuts to the un-coated popcorn if desired! Coat with caramel as states!