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Apple Popcorn Brittle

Recipe By : SOAR -- http://soar.berkeley.edu/recipes/

3.5 Points Per Serving

 

4 cups popcorn, air-popped -- * see note

2 cups apple cinnamon cheerios

1 cup peanuts, dry-roasted

3/4 cup apple juice -- ** see note

1 cup sugar

1/4 light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon vinegar

1/4 teaspoon salt

 

In a bowl, toss together popped popcorn, cereal and peanuts. Set aside. Butter sides of a 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 F on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat. Pour syrup over popcorn-cereal-peanut mixture; toss to coat.

Spread in a buttered 15 1/2 by 10 1/2 by 1-inch baking pan . Cool until hardened. Break into pieces.

Makes 14 (1/2 cup) servings

*1 ounce of unpopped popcorn kernels (2 tablespoons household measure) makes approximately 1 quart of popped popcorn.

**3/4 cup apple pop wine may be used instead of apple juice.

NOTES : Per serving: 170.3 cal, 5.6g (28.1%) fat, 1.6g fibre, 159mg sodium, 29.1g carbs, 3.1g protien

Per serving: 3.55 points

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