Spicy-and-Sweet Popcorn Mix



Makes 8 to 10 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes


3 cups pecan halves
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 (6-ounce) package sweetened dried cranberries
3 (4-ounce) packages caramel corn


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Spread mixture in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir in cranberries, and bake 5 more minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool.

Toss pecan mixture with caramel corn. Store in airtight containers.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Crunch 'n Munch Buttery Toffee Popcorn with Peanuts for caramel corn.

Norma Partridge, Shawnee, Oklahoma,

Southern Living

September 2005
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