Caramel Corn I Have Known (and Loved)

Photo: Brooklyn Supper

There’s no better time of year for a batch of homemade caramel corn – sweet, salty, chewy and crunchy, it satisfies all the main snack cravings in one bowl. It’s perfect to make for a crowd, or to divvy into paper sacks to hand out at a party. It’s inexpensive and totally customizable – try adding different nuts or seeds, or a bit of molasses for a more Cracker Jack-y experience. Here are a dozen recipes to try – once you’ve made your own, you’ll never need to drop big bucks at the mall to get your fix!

  • Pumpkin Pie Caramel Corn 1 of 12
    Pumpkin Pie Caramel Corn
    How brilliant is this - pumpkin pie flavors in caramel corn form? Perfect for fall!
    Family Bites has the recipe!
  • Classic Caramel Corn 2 of 12
    Classic Caramel Corn
    Recipe Girl did hers up right for Halloween with actual candy corn scattered throughout - once Halloween is over, leave it out.
    Recipe Girl has the recipe!
  • Caramel Corn in Paper Cones 3 of 12
    Caramel Corn in Paper Cones
    Aimee had herself a bit of a Martha moment when she served up this classic caramel corn in wee paper cups!
    Under the High Chair has the recipe!
  • Peanut Butter Caramel Corn 4 of 12
    Peanut Butter Caramel Corn
    Peanut Butter! Caramel Corn! I know!!
    Tracey's Culinary Adventures has the recipe!
  • Carnival Caramel Corn 5 of 12
    Carnival Caramel Corn
    This glossy, extra-caramel corn looks like the stuff dreams are made of. Go!
    Bravetart has the recipe!
  • Salty Sweet Caramel Corn 6 of 12
    Salty Sweet Caramel Corn
    One of the best qualities of caramel corn is its sweet-saltiness. This version celebrates it - you'll get the best of both worlds while satisfying the munchies!
    The Quinces and the Pea has the recipe!
  • Chocolate Covered Caramel Corn 7 of 12
    Chocolate Covered Caramel Corn
    How do you improve on homemade caramel corn? Smother it in chocolate!
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!>
  • Maple Bacon Caramel Corn 8 of 12
    Maple Bacon Caramel Corn
    The ultimate gift for a bacon lover - a batch of homemade maple bacon caramel corn with pecans - how to win friends and influence people!
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Homemade Cracker Jack 9 of 12
    Homemade Cracker Jack
    If you're a fan of nutty Cracker Jack, you'll love this homemade version with peanuts or almonds.
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Perfect Party Caramel Corn 10 of 12
    Perfect Party Caramel Corn
    If you're going somewhere and need to bring something edible, try this - a big batch of crunchy-sweet caramel corn. Warning: it's highly addictive!
    Under the High Chair has the recipe!
  • Real Caramel Kettle Corn 11 of 12
    Real Caramel Kettle Corn
    This take on the classic involves a straightforward caramel - the resulting corn is a soft, warm, and very gooey - a different caramel corn experience, but no less delicious!
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!
  • Movie Theater Caramel Corn 12 of 12
    Movie Theater Caramel Corn
    This caramel corn will remind you of your favorite theatre - serve some up on movie night!
    The Family Kitchen has the recipe!

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