An addicting caramel popcorn recipe is perfect for lazy days on the couch. Bake it in the oven to get it nice and crunchy. Your house will smell like heaven!
Pop 6 quarts of popcorn, removing any un-popped seeds. Pour into large bowl and set aside.
In a large stock pan, combine butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, and cook for two minutes.
Add vanilla, salt and baking soda, and mix well. Stir for a couple of minutes until it starts to "grow". You will know it when you see it.
Pour mixture over popcorn, and stir until popcorn is well coated.
Spread on baking sheets and bake at 200 degrees for one hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
Cool, and store in an airtight container.