Salted Caramel Popcorn

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 8
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Amazing Salted Caramel Popcorn is a sweet and salty snack with melted caramel covering each popcorn for a soft, crunchy, rich and chewy snack! The Ultimate Sweet and Savory Snack!  

Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 cup uncooked popcorn kernels
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light karo syrup
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt more or less to taste


  1. Pop your popcorn kernels in an air popper machine and pop into a large bowl. Set aside.
  2. On medium high heat in a medium saucepan, cook the brown sugar, butter, and karo syrup. Allow to come to a boil. Add sweetened condensed milk and sea salt.
  3. Allow to softly boil for about 3-4 minutes until it gets to the softball stage. Be careful to not cook to long and allow it to burn.
  4. Pour the caramel over the popped popcorn. Mix with a wooden spoon to make sure that it can all be coated evenly. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Updated on November 5, 2019

Original Post on November 3, 2013

Nutrition Facts
Salted Caramel Popcorn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 242mg10%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 54g60%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 228IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.