Have you ever tasted something and thought “man this is good, but I bet it is hard to make”…. well that is just what I thought when I tasted this amazing Caramel Apple Popcorn BEFORE I found out it was made with Pillsbury Frosting. I was SHOCKED that the recipe was SO EASY and finger licking good! It made them think…. why didn’t I think of that! You have got to give this recipe a try!
I tasted this recipe when I visited the Smuckers headquarters in Ohio a few weeks ago. They are so creative at turning the things you have in your pantry into recipes that you will want share with the whole family.
This Caramel Apple Popcorn recipe is listed on their site too.
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Ready Time: 40 min
Yield: 8 servings
Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
2 (2.75 oz.) packages butter flavored microwave popcorn, popped
2 cups pecan halves
1 container Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Caramel Apple Flavored Frosting
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups lightly crushed dried apple chips
1/4 teaspoon salt
HEAT oven to 250°F. Coat 2 (15 x 10 x 1-inch) baking pans with no-stick cooking spray. Combine popped popcorn and pecans in large bowl.
REMOVE lid and foil seal from frosting container. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. Stir until smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture. Stir to coat evenly.
SPREAD evenly on prepared baking sheets. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until crunchy, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven. Toss with apple chips, Sprinkle with salt. Allow to cool completely. Store in airtight container for up to one week.
Need some ideas for fun easy cookies, check out all the recipes and ideas at Pillsbury Baking.
Dis-closer I recently attended an all-expenses paid meeting at The J. M. Smucker Company, all opinions are my own.