January 29, 2012

Microwave Caramel Corn

A little treat for my friends. Easy. No fail. Just the kind of recipe I l♥ve.
Microwave Caramel Corn

16 cups popped corn

1 C brown sugar
1/4 C Karo syrup
1/2 C butter
Cook sugar, syrup and butter in a glass bowl in microwave on high for one minute.  Stir and repeat for a total of five minutes.  Should be hot and bubbly.

1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2-1 tsp vanilla
Mix until foamy.

Put popped corn into a brown grocery bag.  Pour syrup into bag.  Stir to coat.  Fold bag over.  Place in microwave and microwave for one minute and shake.  Repeat.  Microwave 30 seconds and shake.  Repeat.  (Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar if desired and shake again)
Pour popcorn out to cool on wax paper.  Devour.