Butter Pecan Popcorn

This tastes just like the popcorn you can buy but without the preservatives. Yum, yum!


  • 8 cups popped corn (about 1/2 cup unpopped)
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  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup instant butter pecan pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup peanuts (optional)


Spray roasting pan with cooking spray. Keep popcorn warm in a 275-300 degree F oven. Melt butter or margarine. Stir in syrup, pudding mix and vanilla. Pour over popcorn. Stir well. Bake for 16 minutes, stirring after 8 minutes. Turn out onto foil.

Servings: 8
Time:20 Minutes Preparation Time
16 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: I have had this in my recipe file for years so am not sure of it's origin.

By Elaine from Iowa

April 24, 20090 found this helpful

Sounds great.

I wasn't expecting there to be pudding mix in the recipe. I'm going to give this one a whirl.

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April 24, 20090 found this helpful

I just made this (using butterscotch pudding) and it is good. However, there are preservatives in the pudding mix.

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