Caramel Apple Butter Popcorn

Whether you’re watching your favorite TV show or need snacks for a big party coming up, sweeten up your popcorn bowl with Caramel Apple Butter Popcorn.


Whether you're watching your favorite TV show or need snacks for a big party coming up, sweeten up your popcorn bowl with Caramel Apple Butter Popcorn.

I love my couch. It’s where I go to relax after a long day of being on my feet from work. It’s where I go to brainstorm ideas, read books, cuddle with a blanket, and watch TV. It doesn’t mean I’m lazy as I exercise twice a week during the winter and almost daily during the summer when it’s warm (and light!) enough to walk outside. It means I use my couch to recharge both my body and my mind. Right now I’m rewatching past seasons of Top Chef as well as the new season. Soon the focus will shift to football as the Big Game is coming up in a few weeks. And of course where there’s TV, there’s snacks.

Today I’m bringing you this Caramel Apple Butter Popcorn recipe to celebrate National Popcorn Day as well as your big football party in a few weeks. It’s homemade caramel popcorn with apple butter in the coating. Have you tried making caramel popcorn before? It’s easier than you think! You make the apple butter coating on the stovetop, toss it with the popcorn, then bake until dry. Now you have something to munch on for movie night, Game Day parties, and TV show marathons.

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Chocolate Hazelnut Buckeyes

Break away from tradition and serve these Chocolate Hazelnut Buckeyes at your next party! The filling is made with chocolate hazelnut spread, giving this sweet treat a double dose of chocolate.


Break away from tradition and serve these Chocolate Hazelnut Buckeyes at your next party! The filling is made with chocolate hazelnut spread, giving this sweet treat a double dose of chocolate.

It’s no secret I’m a sweets girl, so as much as I love dips, wings, and snacks for the Big Game coming up, I always wonder why people often forget dessert. I’m guessing because we stuff ourselves full before we get there, but come on. At least have one tray of sweets. For me? Please?

Setting out to change this idea, I immediately thought about making buckeyes because if there’s one thing that never lasts, it’s buckeyes. Then I got the idea to do a flavor twist and came up with these Chocolate Hazelnut Buckeyes. As I was telling my friend about making these for Game Day, she questioned my decision. “Aren’t they a Christmas recipe though? Does anybody make them during the year?” I’ve never heard of this doubt before. Yes they are most popular during Christmas, but I haven’t heard of never making them the rest of the year. Maybe because at my previous job, every big office party had at least one tray of buckeyes. Maybe because Pittsburgh has a cookie table tradition for every wedding (we even have our own Wikipedia page for it. Need more proof? Look at this monstrous cookie table, complete with buckeyes!). Maybe because I’m neighbors with Ohio. Or maybe because I love buckeyes so much, I refuse to believe they are a one-time treat. Is this true? Have I been out of touch with reality this whole time?

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BBQ Chicken Skillet Pizza For Two

Buying pizza can add up, but luckily you can make it at home with BBQ Chicken Skillet Pizza for two. No need to worry about rolling homemade pizza dough into a perfect circle because you shape the dough inside a cast iron skillet.

Buying pizza can add up, but luckily you can make it at home with BBQ Chicken Skillet Pizza for two! No need to worry about rolling homemade pizza dough into a perfect circle because you shape the dough inside a cast iron skillet. Even though … [Continue reading]

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Warm and spicy small scale Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken served over rice with cilantro and lime. Recipe is scaled down to make 4 servings, enough to realistically feed 2 people.

Warm and spicy small scale Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken served over rice with cilantro and lime. Recipe is scaled down to make 4 servings, enough to realistically feed 2 people. So here I am in 2017 posting my first slow cooker recipe. I told … [Continue reading]

Sparkling Pomegranate Punch (Small Batch)

Make your party less boring with small batch Sparkling Pomegranate Punch using prosecco for the bubbly factor! Recipe for a non-alcoholic pomegranate punch also included.

Make your party less boring with small batch Sparkling Pomegranate Punch using prosecco for the bubbly factor! Recipe for a non-alcoholic pomegranate punch also included. My last blog post of 2016! It's hard to believe I squeezed out another … [Continue reading]

No Bake Gingerbread Cream Pie

Get ahead of the busy holiday season with this make-ahead No Bake Gingerbread Cream Pie topped with homemade whipped cream.

Get ahead of the busy holiday season with this make-ahead No Bake Gingerbread Cream Pie topped with homemade whipped cream. Less than one week until Christmas! Are you hosting Christmas dinner? I'll be cooking dinner at my parent's house … [Continue reading]