Caramel Popcorn

Caramel Popcorn
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  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • ½ cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 quarts popped popcorn
  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Place popcorn in a very large bowl.
  3. In a medium 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 4 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in soda and vanilla.
  8. Pour in a thin stream over popcorn, stirring to coat.
  9. Place in two large shallow baking dishes and bake in preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, for 1 hour.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool completely before breaking into pieces.