Thursday, October 4, 2012

CHRISTMAS TREATS WEEK TWO


CINNAMON BUN POPCORN
http://www.ourbestbites.com/2009/09/cinnamon-caramel-corn-with-pecans-white-chocolate-aka-cinnamon-bun-popcorn/
 
12c.popped popcorn (1/2c.kernels)
1c.chopped pecans
1c.brown sugar
3/4t.cinnamon
1/4c.Karo syrup(or honey works well)
1 stick real butter(1/2c)
1/2tsp.baking soda
1tsp.van
3 squares almond bark
you can use air popped or microwave popcorn,preheat oven to 250,place popcorn & chopped pecans in a large bowl & set aside
combine brown sugar & cinnamon in a big microwaveable bowl
chop butter into chunks & place on top of sugar mixture, pour syrup or honey over top of everything, microwave for 30 sec.stir to combine
should be nice & bubbly at this point,remover from microwave & add van. & soda, should be foaming at this point
pour over popcorn & nuts stirring quickly or it will harden, spread onto foil lined pan & bake 30 min. stirring every 5 min
if it' not crunchy enough cook another 5 min, give a final stir & let cool,while you melt the almond bark
using a fork drizzle over popcorn, when cooled break into chunks

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I came across this recipe last year & needless to say made it way too many times lol!it is a must try, but be warned once you make it you’ll want to make it, again &again, it has became a recipe keeper for my recipe box for sure!

12 weeks of Christmas Treats is hosted by Brenda over at http://www.mealplanningmagic.com/

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14 comments:

Tracy said...

I have made this for Christmas gifts last year and it was so addicting and delicious! Glad to be baking with you!

Moviegirl03 said...

Popcorn is the ultimate easy gift. I'll have to keep it in mind since my husband works with so many people. Thanks for sharing!

Pam@TheMeltaways said...

I think I drooled a little bit on my keyboard while reading this! Great gift idea too!

Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes said...

Sounds so incredibly good! I haven´t made popcorn in ages.

Trisha said...

What a neat way to dress up popcorn for the holidays. They'd make a lovely addition to a gift basket.

Melissa said...

Love this idea! Popcorn is so addicting!

Heather Lynne said...

This looks awesome! I love caramel popcorn and this just takes it to a whole new level..

Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl said...

I love giving popcorn as a Christmas gift--this version looks soooo good!

laurie said...

I can't wait to make these for gifts this year!

DNCWWO said...

Interesting! Two never flavors I never would've thought to combine!

Avril said...

It is simply amazing with you can do with popcorn! I LOVE the looks of your popcorn! A perfect holiday treat/gift :-)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Wish I had some right now!

XO,

Sheila

Alida said...

This looks wonderful! What a great gift idea...thank you for sharing!

Dawn said...

What a great idea for a yummy snack or fun gift!