Salted Maple Sriracha Peanut Popcorn

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 30 min
  • serves 14

Make a big batch of this sweet and salty snack to share with all of your friends but don’t forget to save some for yourself too!

Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.

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Directions for: Salted Maple Sriracha Peanut Popcorn


¼ cup butter

¾ cup brown sugar

¼ cup maple syrup

1 Tbsp Sriracha

1 tsp salt

1 Tbsp 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.

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