Campaign Trail Mix

Campaign Trail Mix
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  • 9Servings


  • 8 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 7 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper


Preheat the oven to 200 degrees . In a large bowl, toss together the popcorn, peanuts and pumpkin seeds.

In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Whisk in the brown sugar and cayenne until bubbling and thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour over the popcorn mixture; toss to coat. Season with salt and black pepper.

Transfer to a foil-lined baking sheet. Form small clumps of the popcorn mixture and bake until toasted, 40 minutes. Let cool completely.