4 Oscar Night Popcorn Recipes
Add some flavour to your Sunday night Academy Award viewing party with these tasty, easy-to-prepare popcorn recipes.
Recipe: Combine a pinch each salt, pepper, ground cumin, garlic powder, dried basil, dried thyme, paprika and cayenne pepper, and add to melted butter. Place air-popped corn in large bowl and toss in seasoning mixture to coat
Recipe: Combine equal quantities grated Parmesan cheese and melted butter with a dash each of Italian herbs and salt. Pour over warm air-popped corn and toss to coat.
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Recipe: Place 8 cups (2 L) air-popped corn in a baking pan. In a small bowl, mix 1 lightly beaten egg white, ½ cup (125 mL) sugar, 1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon and pinch of salt. Add to popcorn and bake in preheated 300°F (150°C) oven, 20 minutes. Cool and break into clusters before serving.
Popcorn Snack Bars
Recipe: Melt and combine 8 oz (250 g) marshmallows and ½ cup (125 mL) unsalted butter. Remove from heat; stir in ½ tsp (2 mL) vanilla and pinch salt. In large bowl, combine 12 cups (3 L) air-popped corn and marshmallow mixture. Mix in handful each candy-shelled chocolates and roasted peanuts. Press into greased baking pan; let set 2 hours. Cut into bars.