Gingerbread Caramel Corn

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

We are huge popcorn fans at our house.  I grew up on popcorn.  A big bowl of popcorn and a bag of M & M’s every Sunday night as we watched Wonderful World of Disney.  Am I dating myself?

We love all forms of popcorn but one of our favorites is this easy Microwave Caramel Corn.  It is a recipe a friend gave to me over 20 years and we have never found a caramel corn recipe we like better.  It is often requested by my children in a care package.

When my oldest son was a missionary for our church he spent two months in the missionary training center learning Spanish.  I sent him a care package every week and caramel corn was often in it.  In fact I got a letter from one of the other missionaries in the training center asking me for the recipe!  How cute is that.

I love to dress up the caramel corn and have shared various varieties here on the blog.  There is Peppermint Bark Caramel Corn, S’more Caramel Corn and Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Corn.

While doing a little shopping at Target last week I noticed a bag of Gingerbread flavored caramel corn in all their holiday treats!  I love gingerbread and thought it was a perfect way to dress up some caramel corn so I headed home to try it out!

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

I have to tell you it is a pretty brilliant flavor combination – caramel corn, white chocolate and gingerbread!

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

I put together a gingerbread seasoning mix using cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg and cloves.   I added the seasoning in with the hot caramel mix.Gingerbread Caramel Corn

After it cooled I drizzled it with some melted white chocolate.

Gingerbread Caramel Corn

For other popcorn treats check out these:

Marshmallow Popcorn

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5515954596_5c7fcf64fcWhite Chocolate Popcorn

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Gingerbread Caramel Corn
 
Ingredients
Gingerbread Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp ground ginger
  • ½ Tbsp allspice
  • ½ Tbsp nutmeg
  • ½ Tbsp ground cloves
Instructions
  1. Add 3 tsp of gingerbread seasoning in with caramel corn mixture (add when you add in the baking soda)
  2. Follow directions in caramel corn recipe and after you have spread the caramel corn onto wax paper drizzle with melted white chocolate.
  3. Cool complete and enjoy!
  4. You will have extra seasoning left over to enjoy in more popcorn later.

Enjoy!

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Leigh Anne
Hi – I’m Leigh Anne! I have been a homebased mom for 30 years since my first baby boy was born! I love working with women and helping to inspire them to achieve their goals and dreams while still maintaining motherhood and family as their number one priority. I blog about everything I enjoy – creating treats and meals in my kitchen, spending time in my garden, entertaining and party planning, reading, self improvement and tips and ideas on style and fashion.
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Comments

  1. says

    We are big caramel corn fans too and I love your festive version. It sounds incredible with the gingerbread flavor and white chocolate. Pinning and can’t wait to try, thanks for sharing Leigh Anne :)

  2. Emily says

    Ward told me this morning that this popcorn doesn’t even need the white chocolate! We will make this again and again and again . . .

  3. says

    This sounds amazing! Not to mention the little gingerbread man sitting in the basket with the popcorn is adorable :D. It’s a perfect snack for this time of year and I bet it would go in 2 minutes if I brought it to a party.

  4. says

    What a brilliant flavor combination for popcorn Leigh Anne…and that little gingerbread man is so adorable!! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Best of the Weekend. I will be featuring this yummy treat tonight at this week’s party. :)

  5. Erin McMillan says

    I just made this intending to give it as a gift – no gift left……ate it all! This is SO amazing! I may never go back to plain ol’ caramel! Thank you for posting this recipe!

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