Popcorn Recipes

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Party Mix

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Party Mix

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Party Mix

Yield: 14 cups

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups miniature pretzel twists (or another small pretzel shape)
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 2 cups rice, wheat or corn cereal squares
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Place popcorn, pretzels, pecans, peanuts and cereal in a very large bowl; set aside.
  • Heat butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in a medium saucepan. Stir mixture over medium heat until it begins to boil. Boil 3 minutes without stirring. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda (mixture will foam).
  • Pour syrup over popcorn mixture in bowl and stir until evenly coated. Pour mixture onto a large, rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan. Bake 30 minutes, stirring twice during baking time. Stir mixture a few times as it cools on baking sheet. Store in an airtight container.