WARNING: This easy caramel popcorn recipe is extremely addictive!! If you’re planning on making this Microwave Marshmallow Caramel Corn Recipe to take to a party or give as a gift, I highly recommend making two batches. It’s going to be hard to get it all out of the house without eating at least half!
This microwave careamel corn recipe is so easy to do that it’s perfect for an anytime snack or movie night. I may or may not like to make a whole batch for myself when I’m doing some binge watching.
Another option is to package it in a pretty cellophane bag (or just a regular baggie with a bow) and give it as a simple holiday gift. To make your gift packages even more special, you can print out the free printable Christmas treat bag toppers we have here. It’s a yummy gift that will certainly be appreciated!
Here are a few more packaging ideas:
Microwave Marshmallow Caramel Corn Recipe
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. butter
5 full-size marshmallows
6 c. popped popcorn
How to Make Caramel Corn in the Microwave:
NOTE: Due to varying wattage of microwave ovens you may need to cook slightly longer or shorter times. Microwave brown sugar and butter for 2 minutes. Stir. Microwave another minute. Add marshmallows. Microwave until melted, stirring once or twice, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Pour over popcorn and mix well.
- 1/4 c. brown sugar
- 1/4 c. butter
- 5 full-size marshmallows
- 6 c. popped popcorn
- Microwave brown sugar and butter for 2 minutes.
- Microwave another minute.
- Add marshmallows.
- Microwave until melted, stirring once or twice, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
- Pour over popcorn and mix well.