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You'll love this caramel puff corn recipe, a tasty alternative to traditional caramel corn. Using bagged puff corn, this easy snack is baked for an awesome crunch. Works great for every day snacking, parties and game day! The hardest part will be keeping your hands off!

Caramel Puff Corn

You'll love this caramel puff corn recipe, a tasty alternative to traditional caramel corn. Using bagged puff corn, this easy snack is baked for an awesome crunch but without any nuts. Works great for every day snacking, parties and game day! The hardest part will be keeping your hands off!

Keyword Caramel Corn, Caramel Puff Corn, snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Emilie at FindingZest.com

Ingredients

  • 1 package 8 or 9 ounces puff corn curls
  • 1 cup butter two sticks
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250° F.
  2. Add puff corn curls to large roasting pan sprayed with cooking spray. (Can use disposable aluminium pan for easy cleanup.)
  3. In a large saucepan, bring butter, brown sugar and corn syrup to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cook for two minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Remove from the heat and add vanilla and baking soda. Mixture will really foam up!
  6. Pour over puff corn and toss gently to fully coat.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  8. Spread on waxed paper or aluminum foil to cool at least 30 minutes.
  9. Break apart and store at room temperature in airtight containers.

Recipe Notes

If you like added crunch, you can add a cup of peanuts to your puff corn mixture before baking.