Homemade Caramel Popcorn
Homemade Caramel Popcorn is a super easy to make treat. If you love soft caramel popcorn with nuts, check this out. Don't miss the secret ingredient too.
Servings 7 cups
- 7 cups popped popcorn
- ¼ cup butter
- ½ cup brown sugar
- ½ cup light corn syrup
- 7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
- ⅓ cup spanish peanuts
- ⅓ cup sweetened coconut flakes optional
Pop popcorn & set aside in large bowl.
In a large saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup & sweetened condensed milk.
Bring the mixture to a boil (all ingredients will combine & get thick) stirring slowly & constantly with spatula.
Reduce the heat to med/low & continue to boil & stir for 5 minutes.
Immediately remove from heat & pour over the popped popcorn.
Stir with a large silicone spatula to coat all of the popcorn.
Toss in the peanuts & optional coconut & continue to stir to incorporate.
Allow to cool before serving.
This is a softer caramel- will not become crunchy or hard when cooled!