Today’s farmer recipe comes from Nancy Feeney of Bettendorf, Iowa. This Oven Caramel Corn makes a great party snack or gift and can easily be doubled to make a large batch. Make it your own with or without nuts … either way, your friends and family will love it!


Oven Caramel Popcorn

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Yield: 6 quarts popcorn

Serving Size: 1 cup

Oven Caramel Popcorn


  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup Swiss Valley Farms butter
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 quarts popped corn
  • Nuts, if desired


  1. Boil brown sugar, butter, syrup and salt for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add baking soda and vanilla. Stir well and pour over popped corn (and nuts if using) and spread on a cookie sheet. Place in 200 degree oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Store in covered container to keep crisp. Can make a double batch and use a large roaster to bake it in.

Recipe courtesy of Swiss Valley Farms, recipe photo by Annalise

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  1. Lillian Noto said:

    This looks yummy