Gingerbread Popcorn

‘Tis the season for gingerbread popcorn. A light, carmel popcorn with a sweet + spicy gingerbread twist!

imageMolasses, brown sugar and plenty of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg make this the perfect holiday snack or treat for Santa.

gingerbread popcornThis addictive treat is quick + easy to make. In fact, you probably have most of the ingredients you need for this recipe hiding in your pantry. Don’t have molasses on hand? Don’t worry! You can substitute honey or agave here and still have a delicious treat.

gingerbread popcornIf you are looking for a sweet, holiday treat that takes 30 minutes or less to make and tastes like Christmasthis is it!

gingerbread popcornHappy Holidays!

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Gingerbread Popcorn

  • Author: Homegrown Provisions
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 14 cups 1x
  • Category: Dessert, Snack
  • Cuisine: Holiday, Christmas

Description

‘Tis the season for gingerbread popcorn! This sweet + spicy holiday treat is quite addicting and sure to go fast!


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance Butter (or butter of your choice)
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 14 cups of popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease two cookie sheets.
  3. In a medium sauce pan, over medium/low heat – add the molasses, brown sugar, butter, maple syrup and spices + salt. Do not boil. Stir frequently until butter is melted.
  4. Place popped popcorn and almonds in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Cover with molasses mixture and coat well.
  6. Divide popcorn mixture between two cookie sheets and bake for 5 minutes.
  7. Let popcorn cool.
  8. Enjoy!

 

 

 

December 29, 2014

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