These Salted "Caramel" Popcorn Squares are a great sugar-free treat for kids and grown ups alike. Perfect as an afternoon tea or lunch box treat. Sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan. Inspired by a this recipe. Makes 8 squares.
1/2cupmacadamia nut butter
1/ 2cuprice malt syrup
1.5tspsea salt flakes
4cupscups popped corn kernelsmade from popping about 1/4 cup popping corn kernels
Line a loaf tin with some waxed baking paper.
Place macadamia nut butter, rice malt syrup, vanilla extract and sea salt in a large saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, until the mixture begins to "melt".
Remove pan from heat and add popped corn. Mix well until popcorn is covered with the "caramel".
Transfer the mixture into the paper-lined loaf tin and press down into the corners with a spoon. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes for the mixture to cool.
When set, remove from the fridge and slice into squares or bars. Serve or store in an air-tight container in the fridge.