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Sweet 'n' Salty Popcorn Recipe

Sweet 'n' Salty Popcorn Recipe

"This popcorn recipe is a family favorite on weekend movie nights, thanks to the classic salty and sweet flavor!" Hilary Kerr, Hawks, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt

Directions

  • 1. Place popcorn in a large bowl. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt butter; whisk in the pudding mix, corn syrup, vanilla and salt until smooth.
  • 2. Microwave, uncovered, for 45 seconds or until bubbly. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Spread in two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans coated with cooking spray.
  • 3. Bake at 250° for 25-30 minutes or until crisp, stirring once. Remove popcorn from pans to waxed paper to cool. Break into clusters. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 10 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 91 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.