Pumpkin Seed Popcorn Snack Mix

Take your snacking experience to a whole new level with this crunchy snack mix of sweet & spicy caramel coated popcorn and pumpkin seeds.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 20

8
cups unsalted plain popped popcorn
1
cup unsalted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. Spray 17x12-inch half-sheet pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix popcorn and pumpkin seeds; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat; stir in brown sugar and corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat; boil 2 minutes. Stir in chili powder, salt, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper. Pour over popcorn mixture; stir to coat completely. Spread mixture in pan.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack.

Expert Tips

Store this snack mix in tightly covered container up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
100mg
100%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1/2g
1/2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.