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Recipe for Success: Tammy's Caramel Corn

Recipe for Success: Tammy's Caramel Corn

For many years, Tammy, our Loan Servicing Specialist, has been treating our team to her homemade caramel corn! It quickly became a bank favorite, and we are excited to share it with you.


  • 3 quarts of popped popcorn (works best with air-popped popcorn)
  • ½ cup butter (1stick) must be butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup light Karo syrup


  1. Combine all ingredients in a microwavable bowl (EXCEPT THE BAKING SODA and POPCORN).
  2. Cook in the microwave on high for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Take out of the microwave and add baking soda, stir well. It will change to a creamy consistency.
  4. Put Popcorn in a brown paper grocery bag, pour mixture over the top. Shake bag to coat, put in microwave for 3 minutes. Shake bag at 1-minute intervals.
  5. Spread out on wax paper to cool.
  6. Break apart and enjoy.

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