Air-Fried Caramel Corn

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Air-Fried Caramel Corn

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
55min
Total

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    Description

    Make state fair-worthy caramel corn at home using the air fryer! Pop the kernels in your air fryer and coat with a sweet homemade caramel sauce.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    ¼ c. Hy-Vee yellow popcorn kernels
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    3 tbsp. Hy-Vee salted butter
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee light corn syrup
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee vanilla extract

    Things To Grab

    • Air fryer
    • Aluminum foil
    • Medium heat-resistant bowl
    • Small skillet
    • Spatula
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Heat-resistant tray

    Directions

    1. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees according to manufacturer's directions. Lime bottom of air fryer basket with foil. Place popcorn kernels on foil in a single layer. Air-fry 5 to 6 minutes or until kernels are popped. Transfer 4 cups popcorn to medium heat-resistant bowl. Discard unpopped kernels.

    2. Combine brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup in small skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Immediately pour over popcorn; stir to coat.

    3. Preheat air fryer to 300 degrees according to manufacturer's directions. Line bottom of air fryer basket with clean foil; spray with nonstick spray and set aside.

    4. transfer coated popcorn to prepared air fryer basket. Close air fryer and air-fry 10 to 11 minutes or until golden brown, tossing coated popcorn with tongs every 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from air fryer and carefully spread on sheet of foil or heat-resistant tray. Cool completely.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    190 Calories per serving
    1 cup

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 9g
    • Cholesterol: 25mg
    • Sodium: 80mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 0%