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Hello! It’s Friday! Do you have any big plans for the weekend? We are busy with the usual fall things like football & soccer games. I’m also hoping to sneak in a few projects in there, too! ha! ;) I love fall. There’s always so much fun to be had. A few week’s ago I was shopping at Walmart, & I spotted a brand new low calorie popcorn called Skinnygirl Popcorn. Don’t you just love the name? ;) I was so excited! If you know how much I love snacking on popcorn you’ll understand my excitement. :) I’ve been looking for some snacking choices with better ingredients, & I love, love popcorn. So it’s a perfect match! In a few week’s I’ll be hosting a girls night. I wanted to come up with a yummy snack to serve. I also wanted a skinnier version (of course!), & this popcorn is perfect! Today I am excited to share this skinny pumpkin & caramel popcorn recipe that will be perfect for your next fall party. So keep reading to get the recipe. :)
Skinnygirl popcorn is amazing! I bought two flavors ~ lime & salt and butter & sea salt. The lime & salt is my favorite! It gives you the indulgence of popcorn without the guilt, & it gives you so much flavor. Yum!
I love that this popcorn is package using mini bags that provide just the right amount of popcorn for a quick snack. Annnd the best thing is Skinnygirl popcorn offers such a great taste with just 25 calories per cup popped. 25 calories!!! That’s awesome! :) It’s a great snack for me to grab in the afternoon while the kiddos are eating theirs.
For this recipe you’ll need:
4 bags of Skinnygirl Butter & Sea Salt popcorn
2 cups light brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
12 tablespoons light butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
This recipe is adapted from this one.
Meanwhile on the stovetop in a sauce pan stir together the light brown sugar, light corn syrup, light butter, salt & 4 tablespoons of water. Stir & bring to a boil. Let it bowl for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat & stir in the baking soda & pumpkin pie spice. Then pour over the popcorn, stirring with a spatula until the popcorn is evenly coated.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, spray lightly with cooking spray. Spread popcorn evenly on top. Cook in a 250° oven for one hour. Taking popcorn out every 15-20 minutes to turn with a spatula. Take out of oven. Cool. Break into pieces & enjoy. :)
A few more things to share on what makes Skinnygirl products so awesome:
at least a 20% calorie savings vs. it’s competitors
No artificial flavors
No artificial colors
No artificial sweeteners
No high fructose corn syrup
Plus you can find it conveniently in the popcorn aisle at your local Walmart store. Look for it so you can be a Skinnygirl, too. ;)
Have you tried Skinnygirl popcorn yet?
Do you have a favorite popcorn recipe?
I’d love to hear! Leave a comment below. :)