Caramel Corn


10 - 12 cups of popped popcorn

3/4 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar, packed

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp fine sea salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup peanuts (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 250 with racks in the upper and lower third of the oven.

Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Put popped popcorn in a large, heatproof bowl and set aside.

Melt the butter in a pot.

Add brown sugar, then stir and boil 4 minutes.

Remove the pot from the heat.

Stir in vanilla, salt, baking soda and peanuts (optional).

Pour 1/3 of the caramel onto the popcorn and stir.

Repeat twice with the remaining two thirds of caramel.

Continuing toss popcorn until coated.

Pour popcorn onto baking sheets and bake 1 hour, stir every 15 minutes.

Let cool before eating. Enjoy!
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