What's better than sweet and salty? Sweet, salty and pepperminty! This easy-as-could-be snack mix is fantastic for holiday gifts.

Source: Midwest Living

Gallery

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
18 cups loosely packed
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a shallow roasting pan, combine popcorn, pretzels and cashews; set aside.

    Advertisement
  • In a heavy medium saucepan, heat candy coating over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. [Or microwave in a microwave-safe 4-cup glass measure on 100% power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring after every minute until melted and smooth. Remove from microwave.] Stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed candy.

  • Pour melted mixture over popcorn mixture. Stir gently to coat. Spread onto a large piece of foil or parchment paper. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup crushed candy. Cool and break into pieces. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

*

Be sure to remove any unpopped kernels.

Nutrition Facts

259 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 0mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 33g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 23g; protein 3g; vitamin a 4.6IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0.5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 18.5mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; sodium 146mg; potassium 79mg; calcium 15mg; iron 1mg.
Advertisement

Reviews

Advertisement