Caramel Corn

12 quarts


  1. 12 quart plain popped popcorn
  2. 1 lb. peanuts
  3. 2 cups butter or margarine
  4. 2 lbs. brown sugar
  5. 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  6. 1/2 cup molasses

Place popcorn in two large bowls. Mix 1/2 pound nuts into each bowl. In a 5 quart saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and molasses. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 5 minutes. Pour half of syrup over each bowl of popcorn and stir to coat. Turn coated popcorn into a large roasting pan. Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour.

Remove from the oven and break apart while warm. Cool. Store in airtight containers.

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