Sunday, June 16, 2013

Cranberry Popcorn Deluxe Recipe

• 8 cups air-popped popcorn 
• 3/4 cup dried cranberries
• 1/4 cup slivered almonds
• 1/4 cup pecan halves
• 1/4 cup honey
• 3 tablespoons butter 
• 2 tablespoons maple syrup
• 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Directions
• In a shallow roasting pan, combine the popcorn, cranberries, almonds and pecans. 
• In a small saucepan, combine the honey, butter and syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Remove from the heat; stir in extract. Drizzle over popcorn mixture and toss to coat. 
• Bake at 325° for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool on a wire rack, stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8 cups.
Nutritional Facts 1/2 cup equals 96 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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