Give guests a sweet and savory snack with our Harvest Popcorn Snack Mix recipe! It's got all the good stuff: popcorn, pretzel squares, peanuts, candy corn and much more. Plus, the color of this popcorn snack mix matches the beautiful colors of autumn.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 40 servings
14 cups popped popcorn
2 cups pretzel squares
1 cup PLANTERS Dry Roasted Peanuts
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup half-and-half
3 Tbsp. light corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
1 cup candy corn
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, coarsely chopped
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 300ºF.
Combine first 3 ingredients in large bowl.
Cook butter, half-and-half and corn syrup in saucepan on medium heat until butter is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently.
Add sugar and dry gelatin mix; cook and stir 2 min. Bring to boil, stirring constantly; simmer on medium-low heat 5 min., stirring frequently. Pour over popcorn mixture; toss until evenly coated.
Microwave chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 to 60 sec., stirring every 30 sec.; drizzle over popcorn mixture. Let stand until chocolate is firm.
Break popcorn mixture into bite-size pieces; place in large bowl.
How to Quickly Firm Up the Chocolate Coating
After drizzling the melted chocolate over the popcorn mixture, refrigerate it 10 min. or until chocolate is firm.
Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 15g
Dietary Fibers 0.8225g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
40 servings, about 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.