Nutty Holiday Popcorn

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

4
quarts (16 cups) popped popcorn
2
cups salted peanuts
3/4
cup butter or margarine
2/3
cup sugar
1
(3-oz.) pkg. red or green flavored gelatin
3
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon light corn syrup

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 250°F. Cut 2 large sheets of foil. Place popcorn and peanuts in 2 ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pans.
  • 2
    In medium saucepan, combine butter, sugar, gelatin, water and corn syrup. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar and gelatin are dissolved, stirring constantly. Using candy thermometer, continue cooking to 255°F. (hard-ball stage), stirring constantly. Pour syrup over popcorn and peanuts; stir to coat. (Mixture will be hot).
  • 3
    Bake at 250°F. for 15 minutes. Stir mixture; bake an additional 10 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately turn mixture out of pans onto foil. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled. Break into small pieces. Store in tightly covered container.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
135mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
13g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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