sweet, savory and seasonal holiday recipes

entertaining this season? put an sweet and savory twist on traditional favorites with these holiday recipes that “quickie chick” author and lifestyle expert, laurel house, created with our limited edition salted caramel popcorn popchips*

sweet and savory brussels sprouts

salted caramel popchips brussel sprouts recipe

ingredients:

  • 1 bag salted caramel popcorn popchips* (crushed)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound sliced and diced pancetta or prosciutto
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lemon, juiced

directions:

preheat oven to 425 degrees f. heat oil over medium heat in a large pan. add the pancetta and cook until golden brown and crisp. add the garlic to the pan and cook until just golden. add salt and pepper to taste. remove from pan and place on the side. add the brussels sprouts and toss to combine with residual oil (1 minute). place brussels on an olive oil sprayed baking sheet and roast in the oven until the vegetables are cooked through and golden brown. remove the vegetables from the oven and toss with pancetta and garlic. drizzle with lemon juice. add popchips and serve.

crunchy baked caramel apples 

salted caramel popcorn popchips baked apples

ingredients:

  • 1 bag salted caramel popcorn popchips* (crushed)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 5 granny smith apples
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into 6 teaspoon-size pieces
  • ½ cup apple juice

directions:

preheat oven to 325 degrees f. combine cinnamon, brown sugar, and sugar in a small bowl. set aside. carve a hole in the top of the apple leaving ½ inch at the bottom. fill each hole with the cinnamon-sugar mixture. top each apple with butter. place apples in casserole dish and pour apple juice around them in the pan. cover pan with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. remove from heat, garnish with mashed popchips, and serve.

salted caramel popcorn popchips*sweet, salty and seasonally dressed for the holidays, our limited available salted caramel popcorn chips are exclusively available at u.s. target stores until december 31, 2013.  if you can’t get your hands on these limited edition bags, katy’s kettle corn popchips are a perfect substitute for the above recipes! 

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