Nutcracker Sweets Recipe

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Nutcracker Sweets
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  • 2/3 cup pecan halves
  • 1 -2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Lightly butter a shallow baking pan (15 x10 ) with 1 sides.
  2. Stir together the popcorn, nuts and melted butter and sprinkle lightly with the salt.
  3. Spread this mixture in the buttered pan.
  4. Combine the sugar, butter and corn syrup bringing to a boil, stirring constantly, over a medium-high heat for 5-10 minutes until it turns a light caramel color.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  6. Pour over the popcorn and nuts and toss to coat.
  7. Spread the mixture out to cool and harden.
  8. Break apart after hardened and store in loosely covered container.
  9. Eat at home for a snack and/or give some to a friend as a holiday treat.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 509.7 Kcal (2134 kJ)
Calories from fat 377.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.98g 65%
Cholesterol 48.3mg 16%
Sodium 72.95mg 3%
Potassium 180.25mg 4%
Total Carbs 34.46g 11%
Sugars 25.23g 101%
Dietary Fiber 4.29g 17%
Protein 4.99g 10%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 47.7mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 564.9 Kcal (2365 kJ)
Calories from fat 418.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46.52g 65%
Cholesterol 53.53mg 16%
Sodium 80.85mg 3%
Potassium 199.77mg 4%
Total Carbs 38.19g 11%
Sugars 27.96g 101%
Dietary Fiber 4.75g 17%
Protein 5.53g 10%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 52.8mg 5%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.9
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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