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Caramel Popcorn

little bags of caramel popcorn
Enjoy a movie night with this healthy caramel popcorn. Popcorn, nuts, raisins and honey make a low-fat, sweet treat. It’s so tasty you’ll never want to buy boxed caramel popcorn again.

Servings: 16

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Sodium: 28mg
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 2g



  1. Preheat oven to 300°. Lightly coat a baking pan with sides with nonstick cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, nuts and raisins. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, honey, butter, salt and cinnamon and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, just until brown sugar is dissolved and mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Pour honey mixture over popcorn mixture, tossing to coat evenly. Transfer coated popcorn to prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake popcorn for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until caramel-colored.
  6. Let cool until the syrup has almost hardened, about 2 minutes.
  7. Coat a large piece of wax paper with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer popcorn to wax paper and let cool completely. (If parchment paper was used in a baking pan, remove parchment paper and popcorn from pan and allow popcorn to cool completely on parchment paper.)
  8. Make-ahead tip: Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 week.

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