Air Fryer Maple Popcorn — We’re all about popping popcorn in the air fryer lately! It’s a great, healthy snack that’s perfect to have on hand. Plus, it’s easy to customize with your favorite seasonings. This recipe for maple popcorn is one of our favorites! The sweetness of the maple syrup pairs perfectly with the salty crunch of the popcorn. So good! Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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As most of you know, I lived for a long time in New Hampshire, where there was literally a maple farm down the street. Today, I made one of my kid’s favorites, Air Fryer Maple Popcorn.

I wanted to give you a great holiday present to give your family and friends with the holidays coming up. This makes for a great hostess gift or a treat to bring to the office to share. This also makes a great snack for movie night, is there anything better than watching a holiday movie and snacking on homemade maple popcorn?

With just three ingredients, you can make a tasty treat. Today’s ingredients are popped popcorn, maple syrup, and butter. If you really want it completely coated, simply double the amount of maple syrup and butter.

What Is Maple Popcorn?

If you’re a fan of sweet and salty snacks, then you’ll love maple popcorn! This treat is made with popped corn, butter, maple syrup, and salt. It’s easy to make and perfect for Parties or snacking on the go. Keep reading to learn how to make your own maple popcorn.

Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

An air fryer is a magical appliance. It’s like a toaster oven and deep fryer all in one. The best part is that it doesn’t use a lot of oil, so your food doesn’t come out greasy.

I DO NOT POP POPCORN however in my air fryer! But I do make a lot of popcorn recipes in my air fryer. I personally feel that it’s a safety concern because if one of the popcorn hits the air fryer fan or heating element, it might break your air fryer, or cause a fire. So, I do not recommend it, I believe that most of us, love our air fryers, but we still need to use some microwave popcorn.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

If you’ve never had air fryer maple popcorn, you are in for a real treat! This delicious snack is easy to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. All you need are a few simple ingredients and your air fryer. Keep reading to learn how to make this tasty snack.

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Maple Popcorn
  • Popped Popcorn: Homemade or Store-Bought, use your favorite!
  • Pure Maple Syrup: Use the best quality!
  • Butter: Use salted or unsalted, but then add some salt!

How To Make Maple Popcorn In The Air Fryer

Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

In a large mixing bowl, add the popped popcorn. In a small microwave-safe bowl, add the maple syrup and butter, and microwave for about 90 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds.

Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

Pour the maple syrup/butter over the popped popcorn, and use tongs to mix. Spread the covered popcorn on the air fryer tray, or in the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 225 degrees F, for 7-12 minutes, stirring halfway. Let the popcorn cool before breaking it up.

Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

Frequently Asked Questions:

How To Store

This is a great make-ahead snack. That I love making it before school, or even a treat to bring to the beach. It stores rather well.

For best results, let the maple popcorn cool to room temperature, and then place it into an airtight container or Ziploc Bag. The maple popcorn will last for 2 to 3 days.

Seasonings/Variations:

You can use this recipe as the base for any of your favorite popcorn recipes, some great add-ins are nuts, pecans, pepitas, sunflower seeds, or even chocolate chips, shredded coconut, or even some chili powder!

More Air Fryer Snack Recipes:

If you’re like me, you’ve been using your air fryer more and more lately for quick and easy snacks. I love that I can cook my food with hardly any oil, and the results are always delicious. If you’re looking for some new air fryer snack recipes to try, you’re in luck. I’ve gathered some of my favorite air fryer snack recipes below:

AIR FRYER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE ICE CREAM SANDWICH: The weather is warming up and that means one thing…ice cream season is here! This chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich is the perfect way to celebrate. The cookies are air fried, so they’re crispy and delicious.

AIR FRYER FROZEN POTATO WEDGES: Are you in the mood for some crispy, delicious potato wedges but don’t want to go through the hassle of prepping them? Well, with an air fryer, you can easily make them from frozen!

AIR FRYER CHINESE CHICKEN FINGERS: Did somebody say chicken fingers? Chinese style, that is! These air fryer chicken fingers are crispy, juicy, and absolutely delicious. Plus, they’re a snap to make – perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. So fire up your air fryer and get ready to chow down on some finger-lickin’ good chicken!

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Air Fryer Maple Popcorn
Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

Air Fryer Maple Popcorn

4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

Description

Do you love the taste of popcorn, but hate all of the unhealthy additives? If so, you'll love air fryer maple popcorn! It's a delicious and healthy snack that only takes a few minutes to make. Plus, it's perfect for movie nights or any other time when you need a quick and tasty snack. Keep reading to learn how to make this easy and delicious recipe.

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups popcorn, popped
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 cup butter, unsalted

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, add the popped popcorn. In a small microwave-safe bowl, add the maple syrup and butter, and microwave for about 90 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds.
  • Pour the maple syrup/butter over the popped popcorn, and use tongs to mix. Spread the covered popcorn on the air fryer tray, or in the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 225 degrees F, for 7-12 minutes, stirring halfway. Let the popcorn cool before breaking it up.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 35mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 7gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 118IUCalcium: 18mgIron: 2mg

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