Nutty Popcorn Party Mix
This party mix is a combination of sweet and savory flavors. Perfect for gifts.
3 quarts popped popcorn
1 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts
1 (3.5 ounce) jar macadamia nuts, halved
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/4 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup butter (no substitutes)
1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup strong brewed coffee
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 250°F (121°C). Grease two 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pans with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine popcorn, nuts and coconut. In a saucepan, combine the butter, sugars, corn syrup, coffee and cinnamon. Bring to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over popcorn mixture and stir until coated.
Transfer to prepared baking pans. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 55 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread onto wax paper; cool completely.
Store in airtight containers.