caramel corn without a thermometer

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 c brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 c light corn syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 8 qts popped corn

Preheat oven to 200 degrees.  Over medium heat, combine butter, brown sugar, salt, and corn syrup.  Boil for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat stir in baking soda. Pour over popped corn.  Stir to coat well.  Bake in a large roaster pan for 1 hour.  Stir every 15 minutes.  Spread on wax paper to dry.