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Touchdown Treat

Touchdown Treat
Touchdown Treat
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


4 quarts popped popcorn

1 cup unsalted cocktail peanuts

1 cup seedless raisins

1 cup honey

1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon lemon juice


In a large buttered bowl, combine popcorn, peanuts and raisins. Keep warm. Combine honey, water and lemon juice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 250 degrees, or hard ball stage on a candy thermometer. Pour over popcorn; toss to mix thoroughly. Turn onto a buttered jelly roll pan or large baking pan. Bake in a preheated 300 degree oven for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Makes about 16 servings.

Each serving contains 176 calories, 4.9 grams (g) fat, 33 g carbohydrates and 2.3 g fiber.

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