Microwave Caramel Corn

20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
8 ingredients
5 servings
This is a great recipe for caramel corn. It is quick and easy. The corn turns out soooo good! I always make it for gifts at Christmas. It is from the Joy of Microwaving Cookbook. (The peanuts are optional and I have never added them).

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Serving Size (63.49 g)
Servings 5
Amount per Serving
Calories 286.57 Calories from Fat 110.79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.31g 94.69%
Saturated Fat 2.27g 56.8%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 162.14mg 33.78%
Total Carbohydrate 43.12g 71.87%
Dietary Fiber 2.14 g 42.71%
Sugars 34.82 g %
Protein 3.63g 36.29%
Vitamin A 319.58IU% Vitamin C 0.02mg%
Calcium 43.26mg% Iron 0.85mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
shelled, dark corn syrup