Santa’s reindeer aren’t the only ones who will enjoy this festive mix. The saltiness of the popcorn, pistachios and cashews are matched perfectly by the honey, brown sugar and chocolate chips. Throw in the tartness of cranberries and you have an irresistible treat, perfect for packaging individually to give as gifts or goodie bags.
Reynolds Kitchens® Cut-Rite Wax Paper is perfect for this recipe.
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Step 1PREHEAT oven to 200°F.
Step 2LINE a sheet pan with Alcan® Non-Stick Baking Foil and cover with popcorn, pistachios, cashews, and cranberries.
Step 3COMBINE butter, brown sugar, and honey in a medium saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil and continue boiling for another 3 minutes.
Step 4POUR the hot mixture over the ingredients on the sheet pan, quickly and carefully. Use a wooden spoon to toss lightly, coating the popcorn evenly.
Step 5PLACE the sheet pan in the oven for 45 minutes. Toss the mixture lightly every 15 minutes.
Step 6MELT the chocolate using a double boiler or microwave (working in 20 second increments).
Step 7REMOVE sheet pan from the oven. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the popcorn mixture and let cool until chocolate hardens.
Step 8BREAK apart and portion with Reynolds® Cut-Rite® Wax Paper, making a packet and tying with baker’s twine.