Apple popcorn brittle
December 6, 2010 3:12PM
Updated: April 19, 2011 5:19AM
MAKES 6 SERVINGS (7 CUPS)
1 quart popped popcorn 2 cups apple-and-cinnamon- flavored cereal 1 cup cocktail peanuts Butter, for lining pans 1 cup sugar
2 cups apple-and-cinnamon- flavored cereal
1 cup cocktail peanuts
Butter, for lining pans
1 cup sugar
Butter sides of heavy (2-quart) saucepan. In saucepan, combine apple juice, sugar, corn syrup, vinegar and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture begins to boil. Cook to hard-ball stage (250 degrees on candy thermometer). Remove from heat. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture; gently toss to coat.
Spread in buttered (151/2-by-101/2-by-1-inch) baking pan. Cool until hardened. Break into pieces.
Nutrition facts per serving: 410 calories, 13 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 70 g carbohydrates, 45 g sugars, 9 g protein, 189 mg sodium, 5 g fiber