Cinnamon-Popcorn Snack

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Pop some style by mixing popcorn into peanuts, raisins, healthy Cheerios® and just enough sweetness to make everyone smile.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

8
cups popped microwave popcorn (from 3-oz bag)
5
cups Cheerios™ cereal
1
cup honey-roasted peanuts
1
cup raisins
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup honey
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In large bowl, mix popcorn, cereal, peanuts and raisins; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, honey, butter and cinnamon to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool pan on cooling rack, stirring occasionally. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Cinnamon-Oat Snack: If you're not a peanut fan, omit peanuts and increase cereal to 6 cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.