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Microwave Caramel Corn Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Schuller Krug
Added: Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup un-popped popcorn
1 stick butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Pop the popcorn and leave it in a large, brown paper sack. Remove unpopped kernels as they will break teeth!
In a microwave-safe, 4-cup bowl, place the stick of butter, sugar and syrup and microwave on high for 90 sec.
Remove to stir then microwave on high for 60 sec.
Remove to stir and microwave another 60 sec.
Remove and immediately add baking soda and vanilla. Stir and pour over popcorn. Mix well.
Roll down the top of the sack and microwave 60 sec., shake sack to mix, microwave 60 more sec., shake to mix and another 30 sec. of microwave (high each time).
Pour out into a large bowl and "stir" every few minutes till it cools to keep it from sticking together.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This in no way is sticky or similar to Dad's (Mark's) but is a favorite of ours. We often give out it out for Christmas gifts.

 

 

 

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