Honey Roasted Caramel Corn

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Honey Roasted Caramel Corn is a honey twist on a simple old-fashioned treat. Everyone loves caramel corn, and this recipe starts with the kernels and ends with honey toasted caramel.

We set the bar high when it comes to caramel corn. Stick to your teeth? Who needs that? ! We want melt-in-your-mouth, caramelized goodness. Most caramel corn recipes these days seem to rely on corn syrup. Pooh. In this recipe, we take it back to the good old days. It’s all about honey. Throw in some honey-roasted peanuts, simmer on low for an hour, and you’ve got honey-roasted caramel corn.

This recipe is based on Amish caramel corn. We’ve given it a honey-roasted twist, but kept it classic and simple. This is everything an Amish recipe should be, simple and complete ingredients in fact.

Can I pop corn kernels in olive oil?

When it comes to cooking oil, you can use whatever you have on hand or whatever you like. Canola and vegetable oils seem to be the most common, though olive oil works too.

Can I air pop corn kernels instead of cooking them on the stove?

really. The air burst will eliminate 3 tablespoons of cooking oil from the recipe.

Can I use store bought caramel?

What makes this recipe so delicious is the caramel made from scratch. If you need to use store bought, a good rule is to avoid anything that comes in a squeeze tube, and it has to have sugar in it for this recipe to be good.

Honey Roasted Caramel Corn on the Sheet Pan

Storage Instructions:

Store any leftovers in an airtight container on the counter for up to 3 weeks.

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Honey Roasted Caramel Corn in a Bowl

Honey Roasted Caramel Corn is a honey twist on a simple old-fashioned treat. Everyone loves caramel corn, and this recipe starts with the kernels and ends with honey toasted caramel.

Preparation time 15 minute

cooking time 1 Hour

total time 1 Hour 15 minute

raw material

  • 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn kernels
  • 3 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 cup Honey Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

instruct

  • Place unpopped popcorn kernels in a large pot. Pour in the oil. Cover and cook over medium heat until most kernels have popped, with a few seconds between pops.

  • Spread popcorn on a large baking sheet. Sprinkle with roasted peanuts.

  • Combine brown sugar, honey, butter, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

  • Remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture.

  • Bake the corn in a 250 degree oven for about 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

  • Line a clean baking sheet with waxed paper. Pour corn onto waxed paper and break into pieces. Let cool completely.

  • Serve or store in an airtight container.

Calories: 427kcal | carbohydrate: 48 years oldG | protein: 6G | fat: 25G | Saturated fat: 9G | cholesterol: 31mg | sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 212mg | fiber: 3G | sugar: 36G | Vitamin A: 355unit | calcium: 44mg | iron: 1mg

Honey Roasted Caramel Corn