Spicy Popcorn and Peanuts

Besides being an irresistible party snack, the popcorn-peanut mixture also makes a thoughtful gift for a teacher or co-worker. Package it in a wide-mouthed glass jar, and tie a square of gingham around the lid with a length of raffia.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 9

Ingredients

8
cups popped popcorn
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
3
tablespoons oil
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. In 13x9-inch pan, combine popcorn and peanuts. In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; blend well. Drizzle evenly over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2 Bake at 250°F. for 30 minutes, stirring once or twice. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled. Store in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    135mg
    135%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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