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Crunchy Popcorn Trail Mix

Crunchy Popcorn Trail MixLoaded with whole grain oat cereal, raisins, peanuts and sunflower kernels, this crunchy candied popcorn trail mix is sure to satisfy and boost energy levels.

Recipe Ingredients:

5 cups popped popcorn
3 cups whole grain oat cereal
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup peanuts (or other nuts)
1/3 cup sunflower kernels
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
6 tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Cooking Directions:

  1. Stir together popcorn, cereal, raisins and nuts in large microwavable bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in small saucepan.
  3. Heat until boiling; cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Pour over popcorn mixture, stirring to coat evenly.
  5. Microwave 3 to 4 minutes, stirring and scrapping bowl after each minute.
  6. Spread onto greased cookie sheet; cool.
  7. Break into pieces and store in airtight container.

Makes 9 cups.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.