A lightly spiced sugar syrup binds this snack mix. This appetizer or snack mix is lighter tasting and easier to make than caramel corn.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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5 mins
5 mins
10 mins
Makes 12 cups


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine sugar, water, butter, and cinnamon in a 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue to cook for 4 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Remove syrup from heat.

  • Add the popcorn, cereal, cashews, and raisins to the syrup; stir quickly to coat all ingredients evenly. Spread coated popcorn mixture in a single layer on 1 or 2 large baking sheets lined with waxed paper or parchment paper. Cool completely. Break up any large pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. Makes 12 cups.

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 20g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 15g; protein 2g; vitamin a 48.6IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 48.4mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 48mg; potassium 102mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 1.3mg.