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Sweet Popcorn Seasoning Gift Jars

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Found in: Snack, Dessert, Fall, Winter

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Serves: 
1 gift pack (4 batches/16 servings popcorn mix)

If you’re looking for an easy-to-make, but always well-received gift, these popcorn seasoning jars are perfect. Let the flavours of cinnamon and vanilla mix with sugar for a week and add dried fruit, walnuts, and organic granola, all in a decorated jar.

Ingredients: 

Sweet Popcorn Gift Pack:

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick, halved
  • 1 vanilla bean, halved
  • 1 bag (325 g) Nature’s Path Love Crunch® Dark Chocolate & Red Berries 
  • 1 cup toasted walnut halves
  • 1 cup chopped mixed dried fruit, such as cranberries, apricots, pears and raisins
  • 1 cup popcorn kernels

 

1 batch of Sweet Love Crunch® Popcorn Mix:

  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp seasoned sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup dried fruit and nut mixture
  • 3/4 cup Nature’s Path Love Crunch® - Dark Chocolate & Red Berries 
Directions: 

Sweet Popcorn Gift Pack:

  1. Package sugar with cinnamon stick and vanilla bean in a decorative 1-cup jar.
  2. Let sugar stand for at least 1 week for maximum flavor.
  3. Place granola in a decorative jar.
  4. Combine walnuts with dried fruit and transfer to another decorative jar.
  5. Package popcorn kernels in third decorative jar.  
  6. Add jars to a gift bag or box along with recipe for Sweet Love Crunch Popcorn Mix.

Sweet Love Crunch® Popcorn Mix:

  1. For 1 batch: Pop popcorn kernels in an air popcorn popper.
  2. Toss with melted butter or coconut oil, seasoned sugar and salt. Stir in fruit and nut mixture and granola; toss to combine.
  3. Using the cinnamon stick from the seasoned sugar, finely grate over top of popcorn, to taste.
  4. Serve.
  5. Makes 8 cups.

Tip: Instead of decorative jars, decorative re-sealable bags can also be used.

 

Calories per serving: 313

  • Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 213mg
  • Carbohydrates 43g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Sugar 19g
  • Protein 4.5g