Salted Caramel Popcorn with Chocolate Drizzle
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
  • 1 cup popcorn, popped (make sure no kernels get into the mix)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp rum (you can also use vanilla extract or bourbon)
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted (optional drizzling)
  • A pinch or 2 of kosher or sea salt for sprinkling at the end
  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Place popped corn (no kernels) in a large bowl
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter
  4. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and salt
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly
  6. Boil without stirring for 4 minutes
  7. Remove pan from heat, and stir in baking soda, and rum
  8. Pour over popcorn, stirring quickly to coat
  9. Pour caramel coated popcorn out on 1/2 sheet tray or large shallow baking dish
  10. Sprinkle salt (optional)
  11. Bake in preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, for 1/2 hour
  12. Remove from oven
  13. Drizzle chocolate over popcorn (optional)
  14. Let cool completely before breaking into pieces
  15. Enjoy!
Recipe by Food Filled Life at