My guests say they can't stop eating my caramel corn! For our basketball party I fix enough to fill a big red tin with our team's logo. The delectable syrup coats the popcorn well but isn't sticky. —Sharon Landeen, Tucson, Arizona
For a crunchy snack that suits the season, try this one. I've been stirring up batches of the distinctive brittle since 1975. With popcorn, almonds and candied cherries tossed together in a sweet crisp coating, it's a festive favorite we enjoy every year.
In Thomasville, Georgia, Nancy Reichert jazzes up plain popcorn using this 10-minute recipe you'll want to make time and again. Simply add butter, seasonings and Romano cheese for a fast and flavor-packed snack.
For a bake sale last year, I wanted to try something different. I’d seen chocolate popcorn in a candy shop and thought I’d try making it. This recipe was a great success. —Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin
With a cinnamon-sugar coating, this recipe turns popcorn into a sweet treat that moviegoers are sure to reward with thumbs-up approval. Oven baking keeps the unique popcorn crisp. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar from a local Boy Scout," recalls James Claassen of Brewster, Kansas. "We liked it so much we created our own version by coating caramel corn with rich milk chocolate."
"Pack a sandwich bag of this treat in each of your children's lunches and watch their eyes light up." relates Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Coated with cocoa and cinnamon-sugar, the munchable medley also is a yummy after-school snack.
When I was a little girl, my mother and I made these popcorn balls for family and friends at Christmas. Now my husband and I carry on the tradition, turning out more than 250 each December-and still our list keeps growing!