Caramel Cashew Popcorn Balls Recipe
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These Caramel popcorn balls can have a variety of yummy additions. Try any type of nuts or candy for another delicious element. You can also use microwave popcorn, air popped or even pre-made store bought popcorn.
Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 8
  • 12 cups of popped popcorn
  • ½ cup of butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup of light corn syrup
  • ⅔ cup of sweet condensed milk
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of salted cashew pieces
  1. In a saucepan, using a candy thermometer, combine sugar, syrup and butter.
  2. Stir well over a medium heat, bring to a boil.
  3. Add condensed milk stirring constantly until thermometer reaches 239 degrees F.
  4. Add Vanilla
  5. Pour caramel over popped popcorn.
  6. Add cashews.
  7. Combine until popcorn is coated.
  8. Shape into balls (lightly butter hands if forming by hand)
Recipe by A Mom's Take at