Popcorn Snacks


Popcorn is one of our favorite crunchy, sweet, and salty treats. These are some of our family favorites. Although easy to make, children should not prepare these without adult supervision while cooking.
Sweet and Salty Popcorn
Praline Popcorn
Pizza Flavored Popcorn

Sweet and Salty Popcorn
It’s amazing what a little good old-fashioned white sugar can do for a bowl of popcorn! Enjoy!

1/2 cup unpopped popcorn

3 tablespoons white sugar

1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil for popping

Heat oil in medium sized pan until hot.
Add popcorn and sprinkle all of the sugar and salt over it. Cover and shake continuously until popped.

Praline Popcorn

12 cups popped popcorn 

1 cup firm-pack brown sugar 

1/2 cup margarine 

1/4 cup honey 

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon vanilla 

1 cup pecan halves

Place popcorn in greased 15 x 10-inch baking pan.
In a 1-1/2 quart saucepan, combine brown sugar, margarine and honey. Cook over medium heat until boiling, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
Continue cooking at a gentle boil for five minutes. Remove from heat.
Stir in baking soda and vanilla. Slowly pour mixture over popped corn. Add pecans and stir gently until pecans and popcorn are evenly coated.
Bake at 300-degrees for 15 minutes.
Stir and bake five minutes more. Turn out on waxed paper. Cool, break into chunks and store in tightly covered container.

Pizza Flavored Popcorn

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 

1 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning

1 teaspoon paprika 

1/2 teaspoon salt 

Dash pepper 

2 quarts hot popcorn

In blender, blend cheese, garlic powder, italian seasoning, paprika, salt and pepper about three minutes.
Place popcorn in large bowl; sprinkle with cheese mixture.
Toss ingredients gently to coat evenly.

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