Leah's Party Popcorn Recipe

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Leah's Party Popcorn Recipe
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Leah's Party Popcorn Recipe

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Popcorn is good just about any way, but spicing it up makes it all the more special. I love this recipe because so many people enjoy it. Pile it in bowls for parties or spoon individual portions into sealed bags for take-along treats. —Leah Steenberg, Circle Pines, Minnesota
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 2 cups miniature sesame breadsticks or sesame sticks
  • 2 cups mixed nuts
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
  • 1 cup potato sticks, optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. If desired, stir in potato sticks. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Drizzle over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 4 quarts.
Originally published as Leah's Party Popcorn in Taste of Home October 2011, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without potato sticks): 184 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 299mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 2 cups miniature sesame breadsticks or sesame sticks
  • 2 cups mixed nuts
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
  • 1 cup potato sticks, optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. If desired, stir in potato sticks. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Drizzle over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 4 quarts.
Originally published as Leah's Party Popcorn in Taste of Home October 2011, p44

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NevadaRose User ID: 4283670 120651
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2011

"This was OK, but not really worth it. Not sure if the lemon juice was needed; it gave it a little bit of an odd flavor."

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[email protected] User ID: 5481403 182292
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011

"quick with a nice spicy kick to it."

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