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Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn

If you like peanut butter, you're going to love this! Here's a new twist on our favorite Caramel Popcorn Recipe. Enjoy! 

1 cup brown sugar
1 stick margarine
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 quarts popped popcorn
1 cup roasted peanuts

In large bowl, combine first five ingredients. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir to combine. Microwave again on high until it reaches a full, rolling boil (approximately 1 1/2 - 2 minutes). Stir in vanilla. Pour popcorn and nuts into a large brown paper bag. Pour sugar mixture over popcorn. Mix to coat well. Fold bag down and place in microwave. Cook on high for 1 1/2 minutes. Do this three times shaking bag vigorously between each heating. Spread on flat surface to cool and harden.
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