Caramel Popcorn Bars
Wrap these bars individually in plastic wrap, and pack them to take to a sporting event. You’ll be ready when the munchies hit!
Recipe Tips Time Saver Make this recipe and wrap the bars individually the day before the event. Go nuts! Stir in 1/2 cup chopped peanuts. Variation Chocolate lovers can stir in 1 cup chocolate chips or candy-coated chocolate candies before pressing in the pan.
1 bag Pop Secret microwave popcorn (any variety), popped
1 cup coarsely crushed peanut brittle (6 ounces)
1 bag (14 ounces) caramels
1 tablespoon water
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
- Butter rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Remove and discard unpopped
kernels from popped popcorn.
- Mix popcorn and peanut brittle in large bowl. Place caramels and water in 4-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on. High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute, until smooth; stir in vanilla.
- Pour over popcorn mixture; toss until evenly coated. Press in pan with buttered hands. Let stand about 30 minutes or until set. For 24 bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows with wet knife.