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Cranberry Popcorn Deluxe Recipe
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Cranberry Popcorn Deluxe Recipe

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I created this recipe when I needed a festive treat for the holidays. Everyone finds the combination of popcorn, fruit and nuts irresistible! —Carolyn Sykora, Bloomer, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 96 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a shallow roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cranberries, almonds and pecans.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the honey, butter and syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Remove from the heat; stir in extract. Drizzle over popcorn mixture and toss to coat.
  3. Bake at 325° for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8 cups.
Originally published as Cranberry Popcorn Deluxe in Healthy Cooking February/March 2009, p19


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KathyMN 178111
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2013

"The next time I make this I would line the tray. I had problems with the popcorn sticking. But, it smelled nice and had a good flavor."

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chrissteve@sio.midco.net 97537
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"Irresistable!"

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ojc0806 178110
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2011

"Easy to make and loved the taste!"

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zainabh2008 165660
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2009

"hmmmm.......wish i could find an only popcorn recipe. no one in my family likes cranberries when i think they r just ok not bad not good."

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