Microwave Caramel Corn

Originally in the 1991 cookbook


16 cups popped popcorn
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1 cube margarine
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla


  1. Put popcorn in large paper bag.
  2. Put brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt, and margarine in large, microwave safe bowl.
  3. Cook on high for 1-2 minutes, or until bubbly. Stir; cook for 3 more minutes, stirring after each minute.
  4. Add baking soda and vanilla. Stir well.
  5. Pour onto popcorn. Fold top of bag down.
  6. Cook in microwave oven on high for 3 minutes. Shake bag after each minute.
  7. Pour into bowl or eat from bag.


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