Caramel Popcorn

1 cup real butter
2 cups dark brown sugar
cup white Karo Syrup
1 tablespoon real vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking soda
8 quarts cooked popcorn

Boil butter, sugar and syrup for 5 minutes. Then add vanilla and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Stir hard. Pour over popcorn. Mix and put into cake pans. Bake 1 hour at 300 degrees and stir every 15 minutes.

Smaller Recipe (variation)

3 quarts freshly popped popcorn
cup chopped pecans (optional)
cup butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
cup light corn syrup
teaspoon salt
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon vanilla


Combine popcorn and pecans in a lightly greased jellyroll pan; mix well and set aside. Melt butter over low heat in a medium saucepan. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt; bring to boil, and boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat, stir in soda and vanilla. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture stirring until popcorn is evenly coated. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Cool completely and break into small pieces.

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