Oven Caramel Corn

By Kelsey Lansing

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are all right around the corner. If you want to impress your family or friends this holiday season, try making this simple, yet delicious, recipe. You can never go wrong with caramel corn and it’s always a great snack! 

Things you will need: 

  • 2 cookie sheets
  • Parchment paper
  • Measuring cup
  • Large bowl
  • Airtight container


  • 2 Cups brown sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • ½ Cup syrup (either white or brown)
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 7 ½ quarts of popped corn


Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Cook brown sugar, butter, syrup, and salt for five minutes on the stove top. Remove mixture from heat and place into a large bowl. Add baking soda and popcorn to the mixture. Coat well and spread onto cookie sheets that are covered with parchment paper. Place in a 200-degree oven for 1 hour, stirring at 15-minute intervals (peanuts may be added if desired). Remove from the oven and let cool. It makes a big batch (approx. 2 cookie sheets full), it is not sticky and can be stored in an airtight container.

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Kelsey Lansing is the Excecutive Editor for The Lorian.

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