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

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”18 min” serves=”” details=”Makes 7 cups” ] This honeyed snack tastes a lot like old-fashioned popcorn balls,

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”18 min” serves=”” details=”Makes 7 cups” ]

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

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  • 10 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 cup lightly salted dry-roasted mixed nuts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

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[ingredients-right]

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”28 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Preheat oven to 350°F. Place popcorn and mixed nuts in a 13″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]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.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Spread popcorn mixture onto a large sheet of foil. Cool completely. To store, place in a tightly covered container. [/step-item]

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[nutrition-info calories=”228″ calories_fat=”” fat=”14g” sat_fat=”4g” choles=”9mg” sodium=”166mg” carbs=”24g” sugars=”” protein=”5g” fiber=”4g”]

Serving size: 1 cup

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    Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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