Fun Food Recipes

Our fun food experts are constantly working on creating innovative and delicious recipes to share with you. We take the guesswork out of experimenting with ingredients and quantities with our tested and approved recipes. Find your customers’ next favorite.


Caramel Corn – made with #2157

 Caramel Corn – made with #2157


Serve the old-time favorite caramel corn, with this simple recipe.  This caramel corn recipe is created from a full-flavored mix for easy, all-in-one prep. Just add water.


  • 2-2.5 gallons of popped mushroom style popcorn (recommend #2031 Monster Mushroom Popcorn®)
  • 1 pouch of #2157 Complete Caramel Corn Treat Mix bag
  • 8 oz. water
  • #2250 Free ‘N Easy
  • 2-4 oz. butter (optional)


  • Take lid off Karmel Baby 2.5 gallon cooker mixer 
  • Add the following directly to the cooker mixer
    • 1 pouch of #2157 Complete Caramel Corn Treat Mix
    • 8 oz. of water
  • Turn on heat/motor switch on
  • Place the lid back on the cooker mixer
  • When you see steam coming out of the lid (approx. 8 minutes into cooking process), remove the lid
  • When buzzer sounds, letting you know the mix is up to temperature, turn heat/motor switch OFF
  • Turn motor switch ON
  • Add 2-4 oz. butter (optional) and wait until melted
  • Add the 2-2.5 gallons of popped popcorn to the cooker mixer
  • Tilt cooker to 2nd position (tumble position) to let popcorn mix
  • Spray 4-6 squirts of #2250Qt Free ‘N Easy into the kettle (this will help keep the corn from sticking to itself)
  • Let popcorn mix for 1 minute inside cooker mixer, or until completed coated
  • Dump popcorn into cooling tray
  • Cool popcorn for 10 minutes by stirring and separating popcorn constantly
  • Bag or store popcorn