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Amish caramel corn

The Best Amish Caramel Popcorn

Amish Caramel corn is a sweet and delicious treat that's great for the holidays or to eat anytime you're craving a sweet snack.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Amish
Servings 18 servings
Calories 349 kcal


  • 8 - 10 qt. plain popped corn (depending on how well you want it covered with caramel)
  • 2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. light corn syrup
  • 1 c. butter 2 sticks
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 c. peanuts optional


  • Pop the popcorn and measure into large greased bowl or roast pan.
  • Add peanuts on top.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup. Add salt. Bring to boil, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add baking soda. Stir well.
  • Pour over the popcorn and stir to cover all the pieces.
  • Place on 2 greased cookie sheets or roast pan.
  • Bake at 250° for 1 hour, uncovered. Stir about halfway through.
  • Cool and break apart. Store in an airtight container.


You will need approximately 1 1/4 c. unpopped kernels.


Serving: 1servingSodium: 253mgCalcium: 41mgVitamin A: 328IUSugar: 31gFiber: 3gPotassium: 181mgCholesterol: 28mgCalories: 349kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 8gFat: 18gProtein: 5gCarbohydrates: 45gIron: 1mg
Keyword Amish Caramel Corn Recipe, Amish Christmas, How to make caramel corn
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