Honey Nut Popcorn

A jar of honey and cinnamon on a wooden background.
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 
50 Ways to Take the Junk Out of Junk Food by Julie Whittingham (Globe Pequot, 2003)


  • 7 cups air-popped corn
  • Salt, to taste
  • 12 cup peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 3 Tbsp light margarine
  • 12 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Put popcorn into large bowl and flavor with salt, to taste.
  • Mix in peanuts.
  • Put honey, margarine, and cinnamon into a microwave-safe container and cook on high for 30 seconds.
  • Pour mixture over-salted popcorn and peanuts. Stir to coat well.
  • Spread popcorn evenly in a lightly oiled jellyroll pan or large sheet pan.
  • Bake 12 to 14 minutes. Stir once while cooking.
  • Let cool 15 minutes before eating or storing in airtight container.
Nutrition Info: 
270 Calories, 6 g Protein, 24 g Carbohydrates, 4 g Fiber, 18 g Total Fat (3 g sat, 9 g mono, 6 g poly), 3 mg Sodium, Manganese, Vitamin A, B3 (niacin), E, K,  Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc