Popcorn Snack Mix
"This snack mix has an irresistible bold, spicy taste," assures field editor Heidi Harrington of Steuben, Maine.
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
Makesabout 4 quarts
- 3 quarts popped popcorn
- 2-1/3 cups salted peanuts
- 2 cups pretzel sticks
- 2 cups miniature cheese crackers
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon each curry powder, garlic powder and onion powder
- 3/4 teaspoon steak sauce
- In a large bowl, combine popcorn, peanuts, pretzels and crackers. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat. Place in two ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pans.
- Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 1 hour; stir every 15 minutes. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note: 1/2 cup of unpopped kernels equals about 4 cups popped popcorn.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 258 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 477mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.
Originally published as Popcorn Snack Mix in Taste of Home February/March 1998