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Orange-flavored Kettle Corn Halloween Treat Mix
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Orange-flavored Kettle Corn and Halloween Orange Kettle Corn Treat Mix

Orange-flavored Kettle Corn is a treat for the fall season but a fun addition to Halloween in particular. The natural orange flavored kettle corn marries perfectly with other fall candies to make a fun and unexpected treat mix for Trick-or-Treaters or for munching by a fire on chilly days. Kettle Corn is very quick to make, less than 20 minutes, so a great option for spur of the moment snacking!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword halloween popcorn snack, orange kettle corn
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 cups kettle corn and 5 cups Treat Mix (treat mix recipe may be increased)
Calories 54kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

Ingredients for Orange-flavored Kettle Corn:

  • Zest of 2 Navel Oranges
  • ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • ¼ cup Sunflower Oil
  • ½ cup Popping Corn

Ingredients for Halloween Orange Kettle Corn Treat Mix:

  • 4 cups Orange-flavored Kettle Corn
  • ¼ cup Candy Corn
  • ¼ cup Mellowcreme Pumpkins
  • ¼ cup Peanut Butter M&Ms (fall colors)
  • ¼ cup Reese’s Pieces
  • ¼ cup Hot Tamales

Instructions

Instructions for Orange-flavored Kettle Corn:

  • Prepare a cooling space by laying parchment paper on a counter top to spread the kettle corn.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the orange zest, sugar, and salt. Mix well with a dining fork to fully combine.
  • Preferred Method: Using a Whirly Pop Popcorn Popper, add the oil and 3-4 kernels of popping corn over medium heat.
  • When test kernels have popped, add the ½ cup of popping corn to the popper. Pour the sugar-zest mixture over the kernels, close the top and begin cranking the handle immediately. Within a few minutes the kernels will begin to pop and fill the popper.
  • Remove the popper from the heat, carefully pour the kettle corn from the popper onto the parchment paper. Spread to a single layer for cooling.

Instructions for Halloween Orange Kettle Corn Treat Mix:

  • Mix candy in a bowl to fully combine. Layer kettle corn and candy in individual treat bags.

Nutrition

Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 155mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 5g