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Creative Fall Finger Foods

Spicy Maple Bacon, Pop Secret Homestyle Popcorn with Diamond Almonds

Ingredients

  • 6 c. Pop Secret Homestyle Popcorn, popped
  • 12/3 c. (6 oz.) Diamond Sliced Almonds
  • 1 t. chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  • 3/4 c. bacon bits
  • 1/4 c. chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/2 t. sea salt crystals

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spread Diamond Sliced Almonds on a large baking sheet. Toast, stirring occasionally, about 8 mins.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the toasted almonds, Pop Secret Homestyle Popcorn and chipotle chile powder; toss well.
  4. Add the maple syrup; toss again. Transfer the mixture to baking sheet; bake, stirring occasionally, until dry and toasty, about 20 mins.
  5. In a large serving bowl, combine nut and popcorn mixture, bacon bits, parsley and salt; toss well. Serve immediately.

recipe and image from DiamondFoods

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 8-ounce brick of cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Beat all ingredients with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
  3. Serve with gingersnap cookies, sliced apples or graham crackers.

TIP:  Want something that the kids can help make?  Slice up a few apples, dip them in peanut butter and roll in crushed cornflakes.  They’re delicious, look great and the kids can go everything but the slicing!

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