Caramel Pecan Popcorn

En Español

On holidays or vacation time I like to try out new recipes, but I also do not forget to prepare tasty and favorite family recipes like these caramel pecan popcorn. They make a perfect treat for snacking on, or for family movie night. The recipes I share is a different and tasty way of preparing popcorn at home, super easy to make with ingredients that you already have in hand.

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For this occasion I decided to serve this caramel popcorn on these lovely elegant vintage style cones. I am sure these would make an attractive treat for your dessert table. If you would like to make your own paper cones like these get the template here: Vintage Paper Cones.

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Caramel Pecan Popcorn 

12 cups popped popcorn (510 g)
1 ½ cup chopped pecans (150 g)

¾ cup butter (170 g)
1½ cup brown sugar (330 g)
½ cup corn syrup preferably dark (118 ml)
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract(5 ml)

1. Place popped popcorn in a large baking pan. 
2. Preheat oven to 250 °F (95 °C).
3. In a medium saucepan combine butter, sugar, corn syrup and salt. Stir constantly while it comes to a boil. Once it starts to boil leave without stirring for 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in the baking soda and vanilla.
4. Pour over the popcorn trying to cover as much area as possible, stir to coat completely.
5. Place pan in oven at 250 °F (95 °C) and bake for 1 hour or until caramel has dried. Stir every fifteen minutes.
6. After popcorn has cool, break into pieces and serve in small individual bowls, in paper cones or treat bags. Enjoy your caramel pecan popcorn delight!

Yield: 6-12 servings depending on amount to be serve.

Adapted from All Recipes Caramel Popcorn.

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  1. I so much want this popcorn!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Hi Katerina, it is great tasting, I can't resist myself and eat a whole lot, when we make it is usually double the recipe!

      Have a great week :)

  2. Oh Mari, they look adorable in those vintage cones. It would be a great idea for my sister's bridal shower.

    1. Kara, I am glad you liked it. It would make a great presentation for a bridal shower. Share photos if you do make them.

      Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Mari, this is one of my most favorite snacks!!! Yours looks delectable!

  4. Wow, Mari! Your caramel-pecan popcorns are so addictive and super delicious...never, but never have to buy store-bought kind again! I'm not sure if I wished you Happy New Year...but I do wish the BEST and a Happy New Year to you and your sweet family! Hugs,

    1. Elisabeth Thank you for the new year wishes, and yes you must try I believe it is better homemade and I am sure your grandchildren will love it!


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