Caramel Popcorn

Caramel Popcorn

You’re going to love the rich taste of our Caramel Popcorn made with Arrowhead Mills Organic Popcorn. This flavorful homemade treat will complement movie night with your family during the holidays or any time of the year! Whether you’re looking for a decadent sweet to savor with loved ones or alone while read a cozy book, this recipe will please your taste buds. Arrowhead Mill Organic Yellow Popcorn is a traditional favorite snack. It can be popped and seasoned, made into popcorn balls, or incorporated into a tasty snack mix with seeds, nuts, and honey. Meanwhile, their Organic White Popcorn provides an excellent source of fiber and includes 5 grams of protein per serving. It’s the perfect nutritious snack you can feel good about eating. To purchase Arrowhead Mills products, shop online or check your local grocery stores!

Caramel Popcorn
 
Makes about 16 cups
Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons (84 grams) coconut or canola oil, divided
  • ⅔ cup (123 grams) Arrowhead Mills Organic Yellow or White Popcorn
  • ⅔ cup (79 grams) salted peanuts
  • 1 cup (220 grams) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup (113 grams) unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup (85 grams) light corn syrup
  • ½ teaspoon (1.5 grams) kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 grams) baking soda
Instructions
  1. In a 3-quart saucepan, heat 3 tablespoons (36 grams) oil over medium-high heat. Add 3 kernels; cover pan tightly with lid. When kernels have popped, add half of remaining kernels in an even layer. Cover pan tightly with lid, and reduce heat to low; cook until rapid popping has almost completely stopped, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a large bowl. Repeat with remaining oil and remaining kernels. (You should have a total of 16 cups [180 grams] popcorn.)
  2. Preheat oven to 200° (93°C).
  3. Divide popcorn between 2 large rimmed baking sheets. Sprinkle ⅓ cup (47 grams) peanuts on popcorn on each pan. Spread mixture to an even layer.
  4. In a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to bubble around edges. Cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in baking soda. (Mixture will foam.) Pour brown sugar mixture over popcorn mixture. Gently stir to coat evenly.
  5. Bake for about 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Let cool completely on pans on wire racks. Store in airtight containers.

 

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