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Indian Caramel Corn


Indian Caramel Corn

Indian Caramel Corn

Easy-to-make ears of corn are a festive addition to any Thanksgiving celebration.

Yield

Makes about 12 ears of corn

Ingredients

2 quarts popped popcorn
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup candy-coated chocolate chips
Candy corn
Parchment paper, tan raffia or waxed paper

Preparation

  1. Place popped popcorn in large buttered bowl.
  2. Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup and vanilla in small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute.
  3. Pour sugar mixture over popcorn; stir to coat evenly. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; stir well.
  4. Lightly butter hands. Shape about 1/2 cup mixture into tapered oval about 4 inches long to resemble ear of corn. Press candy corn into ear of corn. Place on waxed paper to cool. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  5. Cut parchment paper into twelve 6-inch squares. Roll into cone shape and fringe ends by cutting into strips. Insert into ends of corn with tip of sharp knife.

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