Zesty Recipes

Apple Popcorn Brittle

Popcorn, apple-cinnamon flavored cereal and pecans coated with an apple flavored syrup.

Servings: 14 (2/3 cup each)

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Ingredients

  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 bag (2.75 ounces) ACT II® Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • 2 cups apple-and-cinnamon flavored cereal
  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x11-inch jelly roll pan with cooking spray.
  2. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Place popped corn, cereal and pecans in large bowl sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Spray sides only of medium saucepan; add sugar, apple juice, syrup, vinegar and salt; bring to boil over medium-high heat. Boil for 2 minutes stirring constantly with wooden spoon. Remove from heat; pour over popcorn mixture, tossing gently to evenly coat. Spread onto prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes, stirring twice. Remove from oven, stir again. Allow to cool thoroughly; separate into clusters with fork. Store in tightly sealed container.