It's a great fall treat and memorable as a Christmas gift or for your household.
Optional: a couple handfuls of shelled peanuts/almonds/other nuts
Note: 1/4 c kernels microwaved in a brown paper bag for +/- 2 minutes yields +/- 4.5 c popped corn
Melt 2 c margarine in large pot
+ add the following and bring to a boil
4 c brown sugar
1 c corn syrup
Note: boil until a drop of sauce turns into a ball when dropped into a cup of very cold water
+ Remove from heat and stir in 1 t baking soda + 2 t vanilla
Pour caramel sauce over popcorn mixture, layer by layer, stir to combine
Dump onto cookie sheet, bake at 200' for 45 min - 1hour, turning every 15 minutes.
Store in airtight container.
|Grandma's Caramel Corn in Our Kitchen - Mmmmmm|