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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 16 servings.

Per Serving: about 176 calories, 4.9 grams (g) of fat, 33 g of carbohydrate, and 2.3 g of fiber.

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