Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Make up a batch for your next bake sale.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 1 hour
Yield: 4 quarts


  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped mixed nuts
  • 1 package (8 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate squares
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo┬« Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter OR margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat oven to 225ºF. Spray a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Combine popcorn and nuts in a large bowl.
  2. Heat chocolate, brown sugar, corn syrup and butter in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until boiling. Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and immediately stir in baking soda.
  3. Pour caramel mixture carefully over popcorn and nuts. Toss to combine using rubber spatula coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely on wire rack. Break into bite-sized pieces and store in an airtight container.