makes 6 quarts
from A Family Raised on Sunshine by Beverly Nye
6 quarts of popped popcorn, unpopped seeds removed
2 sticks of margarine
2 C brown sugar
1/2 C corn syrup
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1. In a medium saucepan, melt together the margarine, sugar, syrup and salt. Bring it to a full boil and then remove from heat. Mix in the soda and the vanilla.
2. Pour caramel over the top of the popcorn and mix thoroughly until popcorn is evenly coated with caramel mixture.
3. Bake at 250 degrees for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Allow corn to cool completely before packaging.