Di’s Caramel Corn

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Hello everyone! My name is Cindy Hopper and I blog at Skip to my Lou. I hope you all are enjoying our Holiday Bake Craft Sew Along! I love making home made gifts! You might enjoy browsing through my Home Made Gift Guide!

This caramel corn recipe makes a great edible gift! It is extra delicious and super simple to make! I love simple recipes!

I use my friend Di’s recipe.

Caramel Corn

Print Recipe


  • ½ Cup butter 1 stick
  • 1 Cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ Cup light corn syrup
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 quarts 12 cups popped corn


  • In heavy saucepan on medium to medium-high heat melt butter then add brown sugar, corn syrup and salt.
  • Bring mixture to a boil stirring constantly.
  • Once mixture boils stop stirring and boil for 5 minutes (Do not stir). Remove from heat and carefully stir in vanilla and baking soda. Pour mixture over popped corn. Gently stir to coat popcorn.
  • Place popcorn into a large roaster or rimmed baking sheet and bake at 225° F for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool and enjoy!
Author: Rachel

Two batches of this recipe filled my three containers from Wal-Mart perfectly.


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  1. I entered the giveaway : ) I’ve already been making batches of caramel corn and one thing I do a little different is add maple and vanilla extract. I LOVE Caramel corn!

  2. I love all of your DIY projects, perfect for the holidays !! Thanks so much for the giveaway, hope I can win 🙂

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