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Score a touchdown with your Big Game party guests when you serve these winning snacks and appetizers.
You Will Need
- 1/4 c. vegetable oil
- 1/2 c. popcorn kernels
- 1/2 c. confectioners' sugar
- 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
- 1/2 c. brown sugar (optional)
- 1 tsp. chipotle powder (optional)
- 1/2 tsp. nutmeg (optional)
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon (optional)
Pour the vegetable oil into a large pan over medium-high heat. Let the oil heat until it looks like it's shimmering, but before it starts smoking.
Add popcorn kernels
Add the popcorn kernels to the oil. Cover the pan with the lid, and shake it to distribute the kernels evenly.
Add confectioners' sugar
Heat the kernels until they begin to pop. Then remove the lid and sprinkle the confectioners' sugar over the kernels. Replace the lid.
Continue cooking and shaking
Continue cooking the popcorn, gently shaking the pan constantly. Cook until the popping slows.
Add granulated sugar
Remove the lid and sprinkle the granulated sugar evenly over the kernels. Then replace the lid.
Cook until popping has almost stopped
Continue cooking and shaking the pan until the popping sound has almost stopped. Then remove the lid and sprinkle the popcorn with salt. Transfer the popcorn to a large bowl, and serve immediately.