Food

WALNUT CRANBERRY CARAMEL CORN

Caramel Popcorn
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total Prep: 1 hour 30 minutes
Serves 8

Ingredients:

8 cups popped popcorn
6 Tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
6 Tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 heaping teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup dried cranberries

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 250°F.

Prepare popcorn according to instructions. Add chopped walnuts.

Place popcorn in two large, shallow baking dishes or jelly roll pans.

Over medium heat in a medium saucepan, melt butter.

Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt.

Stirring constantly, bringing to a boil.

Allow to boil without stirring for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla.

Pour caramel over popcorn and mix until evenly coated.

Place in oven and stir every 15 minutes.

Bake for 1 hour.

Toss warm caramel corn with dried cranberries.

Store in an air-tight container.