Nutty Honey Carmel Pop

This recipe may be the secret to getting the kids in from the snow and into the kitchen!

*Make sure to watch closely, as microwaves have different settings and the times listed may need to be appropriately adjusted to your individual appliance*


  • 1-2 bags microwave popcorn
  • 1/3 cup margarine
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups peanuts (may used mixed nuts if desired)
  • Honey (to drizzle- optional)


Pop popcorn in microwave. Set aside. In a 2 qt. microwave safe bowl melt butter. Add sugar and corn syrup. Stir. Microwave for 4 minutes. Add vanilla and baking soda. Stir well. Next, slowly add popcorn into bowl and mix well. Add nuts while stirring. Microwave 2-3 minutes, stirring after each minute. When done, spread mixture evenly onto waxed paper covered pan. If honey is desired, slowly drizzle on top. Let cool completely before separating into bite sized pieces.