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Orange Popcorn Gorp

Orange Popcorn Gorp

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  • Makes: 28 servings
  • Yield: about 14 cups
  • Start to Finish 20 mins

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The sweetness of dried fruit and chocolate meets salty pretzels and popcorn in our easy food gift. Pour the snack mix in a jar, and cover the lid with a circle of colorful scrapbooking paper. Grosgrain ribbon around the edge of the lid pairs with yarn and a tag to make the package complete.


  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 3 - 3 1/2 - ounce unpopped crispy 'n white light microwave popcorn
  • 3 cups tiny pretzel twists
  • 1 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries and/or golden raisins
  • 1 cup pepitas or unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup candy-coated milk chocolate pieces or white baking pieces and/or semisweet chocolate pieces


  1. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, orange peel, and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Open bag carefully and pour into very large mixing bowl. Immediately sprinkle hot popcorn with brown sugar mixture; stir to mix and coat.
  3. Stir in pretzels, cranberries, pepitas, and milk- chocolate pieces. Store in airtight container or plastic bag at room temperature for up to 3 days. Makes about 28 (1/2-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Orange Popcorn Gorp)

Servings Per Recipe 28, sugar (g) 9, sodium (mg) 69, fiber (g) 1, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, Folate (µg) 4, cal. (kcal) 116, carb. (g) 15, vit. C (mg) 1, pro. (g) 4, iron (mg) 1, vit. A (IU) 49, calcium (mg) 10, Potassium (mg) 92, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Monounsaturated fat (g) 1, Niacin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 2, Riboflavin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 5

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