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Yummy Microwave Caramel Corn

  • Serves 8.


  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 4 quarts popcorn, already popped


In a 2-quart dish combine brown sugar, butter or margarine, syrup, and salt. Microwave on high until mixture begins to boil. Continue cooking on high for 2 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir in baking soda. Mix well. Pour popped corn into heavy brown grocery-type bag. Pour hot syrup over corn and close bag. Shake well to coat popcorn. Make sure top is securely folded down. Place in microwave. Cook on high for 90 seconds and remove. Shake again and return to microwave. Cook 90 seconds more on high and remove. Pour into shallow buttered pan. Cool and break apart in clusters.

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