Honey Almond Popcorn Globes

Honey Almond Popcorn Globes

Back to school puts me in a brown bag mood. I filled these mini bags with these tasty, fresh, lo-cal treats. Perfect for your hard-working student.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: healthy, kid-friendly
Servings: 30
Calories: 64kcal


  • 20 cup air popped popcorn about 2 packs of microwave able popcorn or 2/3 cups kernels
  • 1 1/4 cup organic butter cut into small cubes
  • 1 1/4 cup organic honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 tablespoon organic butter cut into cubes - this will be used on hands for making globes


  • Preheat oven to 325°
  • Put popcorn in a large deep baking dish or roasting pan. Also, line a large baking sheet with waxed paper.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together butter, the honey, and salt until butter is melted. Increase heat, boil honey mixture gently one minute. Stir in vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Slowly pour honey almond mixture over popcorn in baking dish and stir gently to coat. Bake popcorn, stirring every 8 minutes, until deep golden all over, about 24 minutes.
  • Let popcorn stand 5 minutes, until it is cool enough to handle. With lightly buttered hands, press small handfuls of the mixture into 1 1/2-in. globes. If mixture cools too much to be malleable, return it to oven for about 45 seconds to soften.
  • Put popcorn balls on prepared baking sheet and let cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.


Serving: 1globe | Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 4g

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