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Gingerbread Popcorn

This recipe is a fabulous moving-watching treat that’s got the deliciousness of the Holidays all wrapped up in it!

Our Gingerbread Popcorn is a fun winter treat that you and your family will enjoy while watching the classic holiday shows this winter.

Gingerbread Popcorn will make your winter family movie nights a hit! by #recipes #holidays #dessert

I remember loving to watch Frosty the Snowman and Snoopy’s Christmas with my kiddos when they were little- this recipe will make those moments that much sweeter 🙂

I got this recipe from my little sister, Louise, several years ago and we just love it!

Yield: 8

Gingerbread Popcorn

Gingerbread Popcorn will make your winter family movie nights a hit! by #recipes #holidays #dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 14 C popped popcorn, approx 1/2 C un-popped
  • 3/4 C dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1/4 C light karo syrup
  • 1/4 C molasses
  • 1 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine dark brown sugar, butter, light karo, molasses, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  2. Boil while constantly stirring for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, add vanilla and baking soda- soda will foam.
  4. Quickly pour over popcorn and toss to coat.
  5. Let cool; stirring every 2-3 minutes to separate while cooling.
  6. Enjoy!

Gingerbread Popcorn will make your winter family movie nights a hit! by #recipes #holidays #dessert

Enjoy even MORE holiday deliciousness with some of our other family favorites…

Holiday Baking Giveaway and Cinnamon Roll Kabobs by

Cinnamon Roll Kabobs

Egg Nog Bundt Cake with Egg Nog Frosting by

 Eggnog Bundt Cake with Eggnog Frosting

Candy Cane White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes by

Candy Cane White Chocolate Mini Cheesecakes

I hope all your Holidays are Merry and Bright!

Much Love and Peace~


PS- I shared this over at the36thAVENUE too 🙂

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