Caramel Popcorn

The slow cooker provides an easy way to make caramel without a lot of hands-on time. If it is very thick, thin it out with a few tablespoons of water.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 1⁄2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, cubed
  • 8 quarts air-popped popcorn


  • Place the sugar and butter into a 4-quart slow cooker. Cook for 1 hour on high, stirring occasionally, until caramel forms.
  • Drizzle over popcorn and toss. Serve immediately.