Eat-It-by-the-Handful Popcorn and Nut Mix

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  • prep 10 min    cook 18 min
  • Makes 7 cups

This honeyed snack tastes a lot like old-fashioned popcorn balls, but is much easier to make.


  • 10 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 cup lightly salted dry-roasted mixed nuts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg

    How to make it  28 minutes

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Place popcorn and mixed nuts in a 13″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan.

  • 2

    In a small saucepan, stir together the honey, orange juice, butter, orange rind and cinnamon until well mixed. Bring to a boil over moderate heat. Drizzle the honey mixture over the popcorn and nuts. Using a wooden spoon, toss until well mixed. Bake for 15 minutes, stirring twice.

  • 3

    Spread popcorn mixture onto a large sheet of foil. Cool completely. To store, place in a tightly covered container.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 228
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 9mg
  • Sodium: 166mg
  • Carbs: 24g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fiber: 4g

Serving size: 1 cup

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