Almond Caramel Corn

Caramel provides a delicious topping to this baked almond and popcorn dish - perfect snacks for any occasion.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 30

Ingredients

12
cups popped popcorn
3
cups unblanched whole almonds
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Heat oven to 200º. Place popcorn and almonds in very large roasting pan or divide popcorn mixture between 2 ungreased rectangular pans, 13x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Heat brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and salt in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bubbly around edges. Continue cooking 5 minutes without stirring; remove from heat. Stir in baking soda until foamy.
  • 3 Pour sugar mixture over popcorn; toss until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on aluminum foil or cooking parchment paper. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store tightly covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    90mg
    90%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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