Caramel Corn Candy Recipe

Summary

Servings8Cuisine

Ingredients

 Popped corn8 Quart
 Salted peanuts2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Light corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Maple flavoring1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1035 Calories from Fat 401

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.5%

Saturated Fat 17.6 g87.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.5 mg

Sodium 588.4 mg24.5%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 59.7 g

Protein 17 g34.9%

Vitamin A 14.1% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 7.2% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine popped corn and peanuts in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
Combine butter, corn syrup, sugar, and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; quickly stir in soda and flavorings.
Pour over popcorn mixture; mix well.
Spoon mixture onto three 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pans.
Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Remove from oven; stir occasionally while mixture cools.
Store in an airtight container.
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