Desserts

Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn

This recipe for Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn was submitted by Ellen of Confessions of an Overworked Mom in the Desserts Category in the zuuzs Grand Spring Recipe Challenge!

Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn - This popcorn is a real treat! Chocolate, almonds, maple and a slight hint of salt makes this a true crowd-pleaser!

Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn - This popcorn is a real treat! Chocolate, almonds, maple and a slight hint of salt makes this a true crowd-pleaser!

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Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn - a deliciously sweet and crunchy snack!

Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn - A deliciously sweet and crunchy snack!

Vermont Maple Almond Popcorn

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This popcorn is a real treat! Chocolate, almonds, maple and a slight hint of salt makes this a true crowd-pleaser!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, plus extra to coat the bowl
  • 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup pure Vermont maple syrup
  • dash of salt
  • oil for popping

Instructions

  1. Coat a very large bowl with butter.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Pop popcorn in oil on the stove top in a heavy pan with a tight fitting lid.
  4. Pour the popcorn and slivered almonds into the buttered bowl.
  5. In a medium pan, melt butter. Add the Vermont maple syrup and a dash of salt. Over medium heat, bring this to a boil. Lower the heat and keep at a soft boil until a candy thermometer reads 300F (about 15 minutes). Stir constantly.
  6. Pour the maple syrup over the popcorn & slivered almonds and mix very well.
  7. Spread the popcorn mixture onto the parchment paper. Let cool completely. Break apart and store in a covered bowl for 4 or 5 days.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 419Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 147mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 2gSugar: 49gProtein: 3g

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Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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