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“This is the best kettle corn recipe I've tried. I make it in a Whirleypop stove top popcorn popper. You can use a 6 to 8 quart covered saucepan but make sure to stir it constantly or the kernels will burn. I use coconut oil but you can use canola or corn oil instead. I use brown sugar to give the popcorn a caramel taste but you could use white sugar as well. It will have a more neutral flavor.”
6 quarts

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  1. Put popcorn and oil in a stove top popcorn popper over medium heat. When oil is hot and corn begins to sizzle, add sugar. Stir or shake constantly to avoid burning the sugar. When popping slows to once every 2 or 3 seconds remove from heat and pour popcorn into a large bowl.
  2. Mix vanilla extract into the melted butter and drizzle over popped popcorn. Toss popcorn well to distribute the butter evenly. Allow popcorn to cool for 3 to 4 minutes to crisp up.

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