Salted Caramel Easter Popcorn
Desserts & Tarts Recipes

Caramel Popcorn Recipe

This salted caramel popcorn recipe is a winner on any party table. You may use any food coloring and the M&M flavors of your choice. Even Cadbury jelly chocolates or whatever small candies you prefer.

Salted Caramel Easter Popcorn

Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Sadie F
Easy to make caramel popcorn recipe
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Dessert, Snack, Teatime Snacks
Servings 8 cups
Calories 455 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 6 cups popcorn popped
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped salted pretzels
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • cup heavy cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • drop of red food coloring
  • drop of blue food coloring
  • 1 ½ cup M&M's flavor of your choice

Instructions
 

  • Combine popcorn and pretzels in a large bowl. Set aside.

To prepare the caramel

  • In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, ½ teaspoon salt, and water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Boil, undisturbed, until mixture is yellow in color, for about 8-12 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and slowly pour in the heavy cream. Be careful because the mixture will bubble up. Stir until smooth.
  • Add vanilla extract, marshmallows, and drop of red food coloring into the pan.
  • In a separate bowl add some of the marshmallows, add a drop of blue food coloring into the pan.
  • Stir until marshmallows are completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Pour caramel mixture over popcorn and pretzels and gently stir with a rubber spatula until popcorn is well coated.
  • Stir in the M&M's. Transfer mixture to a large baking sheet and sprinkle with sea salt. Let cool completely.

Nutrition

Calories: 455kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 5gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 435mgPotassium: 62mgFiber: 3gSugar: 54gVitamin A: 249IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 2mg
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