Foolproof Sweet Popcorn Recipes To Try Today

Foolproof Sweet Popcorn Recipes To Try Today

Popcorn is one of the best snacks out there and having a popcorn machine means you will always have a tasty, freshly popped treat at hand. And for special occasions, like movie night or game night, why not add a bit of sweetness to the snack?

Sure, plain salted popcorn is a great, healthy and tasty snack, but sometimes we crave a bit of sweetness. No worries, changing up the flavor of your popcorn is a cinch and adding a “sweet popcorn night” to the week is always a great idea.

Eating Sweet Popcorn

Here are three foolproof sweet popcorn recipes so you can easily satisfy your sweet-tooth cravings every night of the week, or simply change it up for special occasions. In fact, why not make all three and treat your family and friends to a sweet popcorn buffet?

Foolproof Chocolate Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cups of popcorn kernels (8 cups of popped popcorn)
  • 1 cup of dark chocolate chip or finely chopped dark chocolate
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Supplies

  • Popcorn Popper
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Glass bowl

Step By Step

  • Pop the popcorn kernels in your popcorn popper
  • ​Meanwhile, place chocolate in the glass bowl and add salt
  • ​Heat in microwave at 10-15 second intervals, stirring after each interval
  • Continue until all the chocolate is melted.
  • Spread popcorn onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • Drizzle the chocolate mixture over the popcorn and wait until cool enough to eat (at room temperature)

Foolproof Delicious Caramel-Covered Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels (8 cups of popped popcorn)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup of butter
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking powder
Dark Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Supplies

  • Popcorn Popper
  • Glass bowl
  • Large paper bag

Step By Step

  • Pop the popcorn kernels in your popcorn popper
  • ​Meanwhile, combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup in a glass bowl
  • ​Heat mixture in the microwave until it starts bubbling
  • ​Remove from microwave and stir thoroughly
  • ​Place bowl back in the microwave and cook for another 2 minutes
  • ​Remove from microwave and stir in the baking soda
  • ​Place popped popcorn into the paper bag and pour in the caramel mixture
  • Close the bag and shake vigorously
  • Place the bag in the microwave and heat for 1 minute
  • Remove bag from microwave, shake again and let cool

Foolproof Sweet Apple Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels (8 cups of popped popcorn)
  • 1 cup dried apple chips
  • ¼ cups of butter
  • two tablespoons of sugar
  • one teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract

Supplies

  • Popcorn popper
  • Saucepan
  • Heat resistant bowl
  • Serving bowl
Holding Caramel Apple Popcorn

Step By Step

  • Pop the popcorn kernels in your popcorn popper
  • Meanwhile, melt butter and sugar together in the saucepan over medium heat. Swirl constantly to avoid burning the sugar
  • ​Pour the butter-sugar mixture, or caramel into a large bowl. Add spices and stir thoroughly
  • Roughly chop the apple chips and combine them with the popcorn in a large serving bowl
  • Pour the caramel mixture and gently stir to combine ingredients
  • Allow to cool and enjoy

Conclusion

Once you attempt each one of the three popcorn recipes mentioned above, you'll realize how effortless the whole popcorn making process is. For those who have restrictive diets, feel free to swap some ingredients for ones that are friendly to your diet.

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