Homemade Caramel Popcorn Crunch

If you’re looking for the perfect blend of sweet and salty, look no further. Our Homemade Caramel Popcorn Crunch recipe is an absolute treat for your taste buds. It’s an easy-to-make snack that’s perfect for movie nights, parties, or just satisfying your sweet tooth cravings.


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 10 cups popped popcorn (about 1/2 cup unpopped kernels)


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Once it reaches a boil, stop stirring and let it boil for 4-5 minutes without stirring.
  2. Remove the caramel mixture from heat and carefully stir in the baking soda and vanilla extract. The mixture will bubble up, so be cautious.
  3. Place the popped popcorn in a large, oven-safe bowl. Pour the caramel sauce over the popcorn and gently stir to coat all the popcorn evenly.
  4. Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C). Bake the caramel-coated popcorn in the oven for about 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even coating.
  5. Remove the caramel popcorn from the oven and let it cool completely. It will become crisp as it cools.
  6. Break the cooled caramel popcorn into clusters and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 10 cups

This Homemade Caramel Popcorn Crunch is a delightful combination of sweet, crunchy caramel and fluffy popcorn. It’s an irresistible treat that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 180 | Fat: 7g | Carbohydrates: 31g | Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 21g | Protein: 1g

There’s something magical about the rich caramel coating on this popcorn that keeps you reaching for more. Whether you’re sharing it with friends and family or indulging in a solo movie night, our Homemade Caramel Popcorn Crunch is sure to be a hit. So, whip up a batch today and savor the sweet moments it brings to your life.

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