Crunchy Caramel Corn Recipe


Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Popped popcorn6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Salted peanuts3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (No Substitutes)
 Light corn syrup2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 421 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.3%

Saturated Fat 9.6 g47.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg

Sodium 333.9 mg13.9%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 30.7 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place popcorn and peanuts in a large microwave-safe bowl; set aside.
In another microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt.
Cover and microwave on high for 1 minute; stir.
Microwave 2 minutes longer.
Stir in vanilla and baking soda.
Pour over popcorn mixture.
Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes, stirring several times.
Spread on greased baking sheets to cool.
Store in an airtight container.