Gingersnap Popcorn

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post on how to pop perfect popcorn, I thought a delicious recipe for Gingersnap Popcorn would be just what you were looking for. Mmmm… when making this your house will smell all warm and lovey. There is just something about the scent of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger that warms the soul.
Let’s put it this way, this popcorn is the offspring of Kettle Corn and Fall. YUM!

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Gingersnap Popcorn Snack Mix Serves 8 (1/2 cup each)
All you need:
2 quarts popped popcorn (2 oz. un-popped kernels)
Butter-flavored cooking spray
1/3 cup granulated sugar substitute
2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black or white pepper

All you do:
1. Preheat oven to 325° F.
2. Spread popcorn on baking sheet and spray lightly with the cooking spray. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle evenly over popcorn. Spray again with cooking spray and toss to coat evenly.
3. Bake 7 minutes and serve warm.
Nutrition per serving: 35 calories, 0 fat, 0 saturated fat, 0 trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 1 g protein.


About thisRDeats

A mix of realism, humor, tips and delicious recipes. I am a mother, wife, passionate sewer and registered dietitian. I want to show people that food is medicine and getting back in the kitchen is the key to health. I love everything about food: gardening, shopping, cooking and most of all, EATING! Notice that "dishes" isn't on that list.... Food isn't perfect. It nourishes our minds, bodies and souls! As a blogger, journalist, speaker and broadcast professional, I enjoy talking about food and nutrition for websites, television, radio, magazines, and newspapers. I also work with companies to provide customized nutrition education and recipe development.
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