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Pumpkin Spiced Caramel Corn

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Caramel corn has long been a favorite holiday giveaway, so give it a Halloween twist and make this pumpkin-spiced version for your trick-or-treaters this year. 

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Ingredients

  • 15 Cups popcorn
  • 1 Cup pumpkin seeds, hulled
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 1/4 Cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin purée
  • 1 Teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder

Directions

Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Place the popcorn in a large mixing bowl with the pumpkin seeds. 

In a large saucepan, heat the brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, salt, pumpkin purée, and pumpkin spice over medium heat. Stir constantly. Heat until the mixture starts to bubble around the edges, about 5-8 minutes.

Remove the syrup from the heat. Then, stir in the baking soda. It will immediately froth up and double in size, which is why you want to use a large saucepan.

Pour the syrup over the popcorn and stir until the popcorn is evenly coated. Pour onto a large baking sheet and place in the oven. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes.
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings15
Calories Per Serving196
Total Fat13g19%
Sugar14gN/A
Saturated5g25%
Cholesterol16mg5%
Protein3g7%
Carbs20g7%
Vitamin A61µg7%
Vitamin C0.2mg0.4%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E0.6mg2.8%
Vitamin K2µg2%
Calcium27mg3%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)7µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)7µg2%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium61mg15%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.6mg2.9%
Phosphorus144mg21%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium105mg3%
Sodium95mg4%
Sugars, added14gN/A
Trans0.3gN/A
Zinc0.9mg6.1%