Vanilla Caramel Corn


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Serves 7 quarts | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 40 minutes + cooling

Ingredients

3 packages (3.3 ounces each) butter-flavored microwave popcorn
1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Pop popcorn according to manufacturer's directions. Transfer to two very large bowls; discard any unpopped kernels.



2. In a large heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Carefully stir in milk and butter; return to a boil.



3. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over popcorn and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans.



4. Bake at 250° for 40 minutes, stirring once. Remove from pans and place on waxed paper to cool. Break into clusters. Store in airtight containers.


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This recipe gives a sweet and tasty twist to microwave popcorn. When I first tried it at a party, I couldn't stop eating it!

Sounds like it would be a hit at any party. Thanks for giving us a great recipe.

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