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A bag of caramel corn spilling out onto a wooden table.

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn

This microwave caramel corn is simple to prepare and has a hint of warm, cinnamon pumpkin spice to it! You can skip the pumpkin spice for a more traditional caramel corn if you prefer. The white chocolate drizzle is also optional.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword snacks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 502kcal


  • 1 bag Orville Redenbacher's microwaveable Butter Popcorn
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips


  • Pop the popcorn according to the directions on the bag. Set aside.
  • Add the brown sugar, butter, and corn syrup to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 2 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  • Stir until mixture is combined, about 30 seconds.
  • Add the pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, and baking soda to the bowl and stir vigorously until well combined and smooth.
  • Add the popcorn to a large mixing bowl and pour the caramel over the top. Stir to coat.
  • Microwave in the bowl for 30 seconds to firm up the caramel.
  • Spread coated popcorn onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave in 20 second bursts, stirring each time, until melted.
  • Drizzle over the popcorn and let sit until hardened, about 30 minutes.



Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g