Homemade Caramel Popcorn

Author Regina | Leelalicious


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey, agave nectar
  • 1/3 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels popped to about 10-12 cups


  1. In a small saucepan melt the coconut oil together with the maple syrup (or other liquid natural sweetener) and sea salt.

  2. Bring the mixture to a boil on medium heat, then turn down to a simmer for 2 minutes.

  3. Take the saucepan off the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

  4. Place the popped corn in a very large bowl and drizzle the caramel mixture over in several additions. Be sure to toss well in between each addition.

  5. Spread the caramel coated popcorn on 2 baking sheets in a single layer and let it set before serving