Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Tasty Tuesday

I am not a huge fan of popcorn but now if you add a little caramel to it I am all in. 
This recipe is easy and delicious. You can stir in peanuts, marshmallows, chocolate chips or any other favorite ingredients you like.
3 bags microwave popcorn, popped
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (I like to use salted butter since the rest of the popcorn is so sweet)
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Pop popcorn according to package directions and remove any unpopped kernels. Pour popcorn into a LARGE bowl.
In a saucepan bring the butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup to a boil.  Reduce to medium heat and add sweetened condensed milk. Stir constantly for  4 minutes scraping the sides and the bottom of the pan to prevent it from burning. The longer you cook it the firmer the caramel will be.  Pour 1/2 of the caramel over popcorn and stir.  Then pour the remaining caramel on the popcorn and stir until well coated.  You can eat this warm or save it for later.

Picture from ehow.

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