Gingerbread Popcorn Recipe

Gingerbread Popcorn Recipe via SNAP!

Today I am smooshing a few of my FAVORITE holiday snacks together and sharing them with you in the form of a super-yummy treat! We're making GINGERBREAD POPCORN! It seems to me the holiday traditions that really endure are typically the most simple ones. There are few things more pervasive in holiday history than popcorn (think strings decorating the tree) and gingerbread (oh the smell...sigh). Growing up my mom had a special gingerbread recipe that was on regular rotation during the holidays and now I like to make at least one batch of gingerbread every year. When I saw a recipe for … [Read more...]

DIY Microwave Popcorn

Microwave Popcorn via SNAP! 1

Good heavens. I am the biggest sucker for treats (baked goods, not candy) you will ever meet and this time of year just kills me! This past week as I tried to avoid all of the treats associated with Halloween, I was trying to make a list of healthy snacks I could eat without worrying as much about the calories. Honestly? One of my favorite munchies is popcorn and so adding it to the list was a no-brainer. Did you know that simple air-popped popcorn is only 33 calories a cup?! Seriously, how awesome is that? I don’t have a popcorn popper and I am not ready to try oil popping on the … [Read more...]

Show & Tell No. 72: Fall Popcorn Recipes

Fall Popcorn Recipes

Holy cow. Hard to believe Halloween is TOMORROW. Sheesh. Time flies...If you're looking for a great last-minute idea, you really should go check out last week's links. SO MANY AMAZING IDEAS. I am feeling a bit snacky this evening, plus I am looking for a classroom Halloween treat, so today you're getting some fun fall popcorn recipes! Show & Tell Highlights Caramel Corn Puffs via Life with the Crust Off Oreo Cookie Butter Popcorn via Kleinworth & Co.  Ghostly Grub Agave Cinnamon Popcorn via Homespun with Love Pumpkin Pie Popcorn via Jacolyn Murphy Cookie Butter Popcorn … [Read more...]

Ghostly Grub Halloween Treat

Halloween treat

Several of our Halloween traditions seem to revolve around a particular movie for some reason... You might remember I talked about our annual Great Pumpkin showing when I shared the orange slice candy pumpkin a few weeks ago? This week, we watched Hocus Pocus. Anyone else remember that one? I wanted to make a popcorn treat for our screening and decided to go with a popcorn candy mix. Ghostly grub anyone? Halloween Popcorn Treat Ingredients Unflavored popcorn - I like to make my own homemade microwave popcorn. It's tons cheaper. Candy corn Candy corn M&Ms (you could use regular … [Read more...]

Golden Caramel Popcorn Recipe: The Perfect Treat for Oscar Night

Popcorn completes every movie going experience and since the Academy Awards cover multiple movies, the popcorn should have a little extra pizzaz, no? Hello, Golden Caramel Popcorn. You are delicious and addicting and I love you! One of the best things about this super great caramel popcorn recipe is that the ingredients are so basic you probably have them in your house AND it only takes minutes. Golden Caramel Popcorn Ingredients 3/4 cup butter 2 cups brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract popped popcorn (I cheated and used two bags of … [Read more...]