Buffalo Wing Popcorn

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You guys. Make this. Make it now. Then I’ll have someone else who shares my addiction to it, and I won’t feel weird about crunching it non-stop. What is it? Buffalo wing popcorn. It’s a savory caramel corn, and it’s crunchy, sweet, salty, and spicy all at once– the perfect snack for any occasion.

Bon Appetit has called this “the best recipe we’ve ever made,” and while I’m not sure it’s the best thing I’ve ever made myself, it’s certainly unique and interesting and did I mention addictive? It starts off lightly sweet, then the hot sauce kicks in and the easiest way to assuage the slight burn is to eat more popcorn… which of course starts it all over again, and before you know it you’ve gone through a large handful and are reaching for more!

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Buttered Popcorn Cookies

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I’ve been reading the Smitten Kitchen blog for ages and the recipes are always amazing, so when I needed a quick and easy dessert for a Thanksgiving feast at my daughter’s preschool, I knew where to go. I wanted to avoid anything messy, or that required utensils, so it was going to be cookies. No nuts allowed, and I knew chocolate would smear– plus, I wanted something vaguely seasonal for the Thanksgiving event.

I remembered reading once about popcorn cookies (they had popcorn at Thanksgiving, right? I think I read that somewhere), and a quick search proved me right and turned up this cookie, which baked up chewy, crunchy, sweet, and salty all at once!

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