Christmas Treat: Caramel Corn
2 1/2 quarts popped popcorn (half gallon pitcher full plus 2 cups)
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup Karo corn syrup
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 250°.
Grease bottom of foil pan with margarine.
Put popped popcorn in greased foil pan.
In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt.
Bring to a boil stirring constantly. Boil 4 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda.
Pour syrup over popcorn and stir well to coat.
Bake in oven for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool and Enjoy!!