Chunky, Sweet Popcorn Mix Recipe

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Chunky, Sweet Popcorn Mix
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  • 3 quarts popped popcorn
  • 3 cups rice chex
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine popcorn, rice cereal, and peanuts.
  2. Put aside.
  3. In a sauce pan, put the brown sugar, corn syrup, margarine and salt.
  4. Boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the baking soda.
  6. This will cause the mixture to froth .
  7. Pour this over the popcorn mixture and stir to combine.
  8. Spread on a greased cookie sheet (you can cover the cookie sheet with parchment paper and spray this to make clean up easier) and bake at 250°F for 40 minutes.
  9. Mix once or twice while it is cooking.
  10. Let cool on the pan.
  11. Break apart and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 407.54 Kcal (1706 kJ)
Calories from fat 203.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.57g 35%
Sodium 364.99mg 15%
Potassium 267.73mg 6%
Total Carbs 48.13g 16%
Sugars 30.5g 122%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Protein 8.04g 16%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 62.4mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 274.51 Kcal (1149 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.2g 35%
Sodium 245.84mg 15%
Potassium 180.33mg 6%
Total Carbs 32.42g 16%
Sugars 20.54g 122%
Dietary Fiber 2.36g 14%
Protein 5.42g 16%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 14%
Iron 2.5mg 21%
Calcium 42.1mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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