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Cocoa-Cayenne Popcorn

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 1/2 cups popcorn)
Spicy and sweet are the flavors you'll experience as you snack on Cocoa-Cayenne Popcorn. Olive oil spray is our low-cal trick to getting the toppings to stick on the air-popped popcorn.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 10 cup air-popped plain popcorn
  • Olive oil cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 137
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Into a medium bowl, sift together the sugar, cocoa powder, cayenne pepper, and allspice.

  2. Place the popcorn in a large, shallow bowl. Coat with a 10-second spray of olive oil while stirring. Sprinkle the cocoa and spice mixture evenly on top; toss until well-coated.