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Honey Popcorn & Cashews

This recipe came from a dear neighbor when we first moved to our new home in 1977. My 3 sons just loved it. It is very addictive and always a hit.

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  • Yield: Makes 5 quarts


  • 3 qts. popped popcorn
  • 1 1/2 cups cashews
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Toss together popped popcorn and cashews in a large roaster pan; keep warm in a 250-degree oven.

In a heavy 11/2-quart saucepan, combine sugar, honey and corn syrup. Bring mixture to a rapid boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture, stirring to coat thoroughly. Spread on greased aluminum foil to cool. Break into bite-size pieces.



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