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Protein Popcorn Recipe
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Protein Popcorn

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"Delicious, crunchy popcorn treat. Better than regular carmel corn."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    30 mins


  1. Bring the corn syrup, honey, and sugar to a boil in a saucepan; cook at a boil for 2 minutes. Immediately remove from heat and stir the peanut butter and vanilla into the syrup mixture until the peanut butter has melted completely.
  2. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl; pour the sauce over the popcorn and stir until evenly coated. Allow to cool completely and break into chunks to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 19, 2009

This was great. A tasty change from traditional popcorn or caramel corn. The only change I made was to pour the popped popcorn in a brown paper bag, then pour the hot peanut butter mixture on top, close the bag and shake it to coat the popcorn. It gets the popcorn coated evenly and is less messy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 22, 2011

I wasn't as impressed with this recipe as others seemed to be. I think the honey flavor competed with the flavor of the peanut butter rather than complemented it.


24 Ratings

Jan 04, 2010

This is good, and though most would not bother to do this... it actually freezes well, when wrapped in plastic wrap. We don't eat lots of sugar, so I use about two cups of this sweetened popcorn to a three cups plain (lightly salted) popcorn. (personal preference; this is good as is, just too sweet for me.)

Jan 24, 2011

This turned out great - we'll be eating it often around here. Perfect treat for the kids & it was easy to put together. We did not use microwave popcorn, so I compensated by adding 1/2 t of salt.

Jul 15, 2009

Wonderful snack!! A nice change from caramel corn and much quicker. We loved it!!!

Jul 27, 2011

This was delicious! Did as a previous poster suggested and put the popcorn in a brown paper bag to shake the coating. Tried to leave it spread out on wax paper to dry completely, but my boys wouldn't stop eating it!

Feb 22, 2011

fast, easy, tasty, fabulous! followed the recipe to the letter. 12 thumbs up at our house!

Jan 10, 2011

I have made several versions of carmel corn and must say this was very messy and just not good. Sorry.


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  • Calories
  • 355 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.2 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 18.1 g
  • 28%
  • Fiber
  • 4.2 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Sodium
  • 359 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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