Originally published in the Today’s Parent January 2015 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE.
Kettle Corn Snack MixBy Chatelaine
Sweet meets salty in this delicious and easy-to-prep snack.
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup pretzel sticks , broken in half
- 1 cup Shreddies cereal
- 1 cup dried cherries
- 1 cup peanuts , or sliced almond
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Combine oil with 3 popcorn kernels in a large, wide pot over medium heat. When the kernels pop, add remaining kernels and carefully sprinkle very evenly with sugar. Cover with a lid and cook, picking up pot to shake every few seconds, until the popping slows down, 2 to 3 min. Immediately pour popcorn into a large bowl and stir in pretzels, Shreddies, cherries, peanuts and salt.
Nutrition (per 1/2 cup serving)
- 3 g,
- 18 g,
- 7 g,
- 2 g,
- 145 mg.