Kettle Nutty Popcorn
8 cups popcorn, popped
½ cup butter
1 ½ cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups pecan halves
1 cup whole unblanched almonds
½ cup pepitas / hulled pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Follow basic directions to pop popcorn. Set popcorn aside in a large mixing bowl and let appliance cool completely.
Turn selection knob to “nuts,” add butter, sugar, and corn syrup to heating base. Let combination cook uncovered for 6-8 minutes, or until mixture is boiling and a rich brown color. Add vanilla.
Turn selection knob to “OFF,” add pecans, pepitas, almonds, chili powder, cinnamon, and popcorn to heating base.
Cover, turn selection knob to “nuts” setting and cook until everything is evenly coated.
Once coated, turn appliance “OFF,” unplug from outlet, and remove from appliance on to waxed paper, let cool, then break into pieces.
- West Bend Admin