Nutted Popcorn

Photo by Evan Sklar
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  • Serves 12
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 492 calories
    • Fat 30 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 20 mg
    • Sodium 42 mg
    • Protein 6 mg
    • Carbohydrate 57 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 54 mg


  1. Check 8cups popped popcorn
  2. Check 2cups pecan halves
  3. Check 1cup whole unblanched almonds
  4. Check 1/2cup pumpkin seeds
  5. Check 1tablespoon chili powder
  6. Check 1teaspoon cinnamon
  7. Check 1 1/2cups sugar
  8. Check 1cup light corn syrup
  9. Check 1/2cup butter
  10. Check 1teaspoon vanilla


  1. Heat oven to 250° F. Combine the popcorn, pecans, almonds, pumpkin seeds, chili powder, and cinnamon on 1 or 2 large baking sheets and place in the oven to warm through. 
  2. Meanwhile, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and butter in a medium saucepan and heat to boiling. Without stirring, cook over medium-high heat about 10 minutes or until the syrup turns a rich brown and a few drops of it form stiff threads in a cup of cold water. Stir in the vanilla.
  3. Remove baking sheet from oven and pour the syrup over the popcorn. Toss quickly with a spoon. Cool and break into pieces.