Have you ever had something that was so yummy you had to figure out how to make it yourself? I love Cosmos, but they are hard to find and expensive! My mom recently found this recipe for Caramel Crack and shared it with me on her last visit. I think it was called something else but we decided to rename it because it is so addicting!
Our cast of ingredients are pretty simple. The hardest thing to find for this recipe is the Butter Flavored Chester’s Puffcorn. I usually stock up when I do find it! One of our local gas stations usually has it but that is about it so when I go to the big city I can always count on Walmart to have it. (and a few other things that I probably don’t need!)
You make a basic caramel recipe using butter, brown sugar, and Karo syrup. After you bring it to a boil then you add the baking soda which makes the caramel foam up. Pour this over your puffcorn and bake in the oven just like you would caramel popcorn. (My recipe for caramel popcorn is exactly the same except you use popcorn instead of puffcorn.)
I hope you have the chance to try this recipe. It’s great for family game night or just relaxing together and watching a movie. Leave me a comment below and let me know what you think of this super yummy super easy treat!
|Prep Time||10 minutes|
|Cook Time||30 minutes|
- 1 Cup Butter
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Karo Syrup
- 1 tsp Baking Soda add later
- 2 bags Butter flavored Puffcorn
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Pour both bags of Puffcorn into a large bowl. Set aside. In a microwave safe bowl add butter, brown sugar, and Karo syrup. Microwave for two minutes at a time. Stir in between. As soon as the mixture starts to boil reset you time for two minutes. At the end of the final two minutes add your baking soda. The mixture will start to foam up. Pour the caramel over the Puffcorn and carefully stir to coat each piece. Pour the puffcorn onto a greased baking sheet and place in the oven for 15 minutes. Stir and place back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes. Check to see if done by letting a piece cool and seeing how sticky it is. Cook to desired consistency. (I like mine crisp so I usually do 30-40 minutes, but sometimes it cooks faster so be sure to check on it and stir frequently.)
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