Gingerbread Popcorn

Last week was a very busy week. With all of the traveling I have been doing lately I have had less time in the kitchen that I would really like. I’ve been eating a lot of steamed vegetables and Amy’s frozen meals. I guess life could be worse, at least I did had 7 minutes to make this tasty snack.

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Gingerbread Popcorn

Believe it or not it took me a few tries to get the right texture on this popcorn. Whatever you do, DO NOT just add the dry sugar and spiced to the fresh popped popcorn. You will choke and cough. You have now been fair warned!

Ahead of the holidays I’m always scouring cookbooks and magazines to prepare menus for parties and gifts for friends. One thing you often forget about are simple snacks to have on hand while you’re researching… a cup or two of this gingerbread popcorn and a pot of tea will definitely hit the spot!

Gingerbread Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1 Bag Natural Popcorn
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Vegan Margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Pop the popcorn according to the bag directions.
  2. While popcorn is piping heat the vegan margarine in a small skillet, add spices and sugar. Stir spices and butter until melted and smooth.
  3. In a large bowl pour about half of the popcorn and stir melted gingerbread spices into popcorn. Stir well trying to coat as much popcorn as possible.
  4. Add the coated popcorn back into the bag and shake until combined.

Notes

If you want a heaver coat of gingerbread spice double the recipe.

http://www.notsoperfectlife.com/2013/11/12/gingerbread-popcorn/

Gingerbread Popcorn

Gingerbread Popcorn

Gingerbread Popcorn

Gingerbread cookies are a guilty pleasure during the holidays but this can help take some of the guilt away. Popcorn is such a perfect snack!

On another note, it snowed this morning. Nothing like doing hot yoga looking out into the snow! I love snow, it definitely gets me in the Christmas spirit.

Are you prepping for any upcoming holiday party/ meal?

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Pseudo athlete and vegan, learning to love all the imperfections in life. Follow me in my journey, training for races (a half marathon in all 50 states to be exact) and my adventures in the kitchen!
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6 Responses to Gingerbread Popcorn

  1. Isn’t snow so pretty?! You make such fun foods. This looks awesome and I can definitely see it going over well at a holiday party. I’m planning on making vegan cupcakes (or maybe cookies) for some work holiday parties coming up. I love popcorn so I want to try this as well! :)
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  2. Kelly says:

    YUM! gingerbread is totally my thing. this sounds like a great way to squash a craving without eating 40 cookies. plus I loooove popcorn!
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  3. We LOVE popcorn in this house and we make it at least 2x a week. I have a kettle popper and the kids have so much fun churning the popcorn. We’ve tried carmel on it, but not gingerbread, what a great and tasty addition. I can’t wait to make this up for the kids one day after school :) xoxo, Jackie
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    • rebacox says:

      Awesome. I wish I had space for such neat tools. I’ll have to settle for natural “less” fake popcorns as my base. I have hear that you can make it in a brown paper bag but that makes me nervious.

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