When we want to share our love with all of our great friends at The Hot Plate, this Salted Maple Sriracha Peanut Popcorn recipe is our secret weapon. Make a big batch of this sweet and salty snack to share with all of your friends over the holidays. Don’t forget to save some for yourself too!

Salted Maple Sriracha Peanut Popcorn

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 14 cups

maple sriracha popcorn recipe


1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 Tablespoon sriracha
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon maple extract
10 cups popped popcorn
1 cup mini salted pretzels
1 cup dry roasted cashews
1 cup dry roasted salted peanuts


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan set over medium heat. Add brown sugar, maple syrup, sriracha, and salt. Bring to a boil, swirling pan to combine. When sugar has dissolved, boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in maple extract.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the brown sugar caramel with popcorn, pretzels, cashews and peanuts. Spread evenly on prepared baking sheets. Bake, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until caramel has set. Cool completely and break into clusters.

amanda riva Amanda Riva is the host of The Hot Plate, a free online cooking show dedicated to inspiring culinary confidence in new cooks. The Hot Plate also offers regular cooking tips and advice, how-tos, and information on seasonal ingredients. 

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