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Peanut Butter Popcorn

This peanut butter popcorn is the perfect easy treat. It's only 6 ingredients, and a few minutes and you have a nice and crunchy, chewy, peanut butter popcorn that everyone loves!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Snack
Servings: 14 people
Calories: 294kcal

Equipment

  • popcorn popper

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Popcorn

  • 14 cups popcorn (1/2 cup unpopped kernels)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For adding to the popcorn:

  • 1/2 cup reeses pieces candies (optional)
  • 1/2 cup roasted and salted peanuts (optional)

Instructions

Peanut Butter Popcorn

  • Pop the popcorn and put in a LARGE bowl.
  • In a large sized saucepan combine sugar, honey and corn syrup. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly! Once it starts boiling around the edges, set a time for 2 minutes, and continue to stir.
  • Remove the sugar mixture from the heat and add in the peanut butter and vanilla. Stir until combined.
  • Pour the peanut butter mixture over the popcorn and stir well until is all incorporated
  • Spread out on 2 cookie sheets lined with wax paper.
  • Sprinkle reeses pieces and peanuts over the top.
  • Let the mixture sit until the peanut butter caramel mixture is set.

Notes

**You can use all corn syrup or all honey instead of half and half.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg