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Kooky Caramel Corn

Kooky Caramel Corn
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 14

Go nuts for caramel corn that's easy to make, fun to eat and full of whole-grain goodness. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

5
cups MultiGrain Cheerios™ cereal
8
cups plain popped popcorn
1
cup regular salted or honey-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. In large bowl, stir cereal, popcorn and peanuts to mix; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup, honey and butter over medium heat, stirring frequently, just until mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Pour syrup mixture over cereal mixture; stir until cereal mixture is evenly coated. Pour mixture into ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. With rubber spatula, spread mixture until even.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring once or twice, until mixture is crisp. While mixture is baking, place sheet of waxed paper on work surface.
  • 5
    Immediately pour baked mixture onto waxed paper; spread out into a thin layer. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Break caramel corn into pieces. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

  • You don't have to limit yourself to peanuts in this recipe. Try cashews, pecans, walnuts or even a mixture of nuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
12g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
40%
40%
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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