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Spicy Cajun Popcorn and Nuts

Spicy Cajun Popcorn and NutsThis nutty popcorn snack mix is lightly seasoned with cayenne—just enough to give it a flavorful kick without setting your mouth on fire. Of course, if you feel hotter is better, then by all means shake it on with a heavy hand.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 cups popped popcorn
1/2 cup toasted, coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place popcorn and nuts in large bowl.
  2. In small microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on HIGH until melted, about 30 seconds.
  3. Stir in dry mustard, garlic powder and cayenne pepper.
  4. Drizzle over popcorn mixture and toss well.

Makes 9 (1 cup) servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.