Dad’s Absolutely Delicious Popcorn

Serves: 18
Total Calories: 258


1 cup butter
2 cups brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 quarts air-popped popcorn


Melt butter over medium heat in a saucepan; stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes; remove from heat. Add baking soda and vanilla. Mix well and pour over popcorn; toss to mix well. Turn popcorn out onto 2 baking sheets that have been lightly sprayed with non-stick vegetable spray. Bake at 250 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and stir; bake for an additional 15 minutes. Cool; store in an airtight container.

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Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 18
Total Calories: 258
Calories from Fat: 103

This Dad’s Absolutely Delicious Popcorn recipe is from the Summer In the Country Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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