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A spicy party snack so addictive, you can't eat just one handful! Omit the ground red pepper for kids or guests with a mild-taste preference. Make up to a week in advance store in zip-tight plastic bags.
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
4 tablespoons margarine or butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
12 cups popped corn (about 1/3 to 1/2 cup unpopped)
1 package (12 ounces) oven-toasted corn cereal squares
1 package (8 to 10 ounces) thin pretzel sticks
1. Preheat oven to 3000F. In a 1-quart saucepan, stir Worcestershire, margarine or butter, brown sugar, salt, and ground red pepper over low heat until margarine or butter melts.
2. Place half each of popped corn, cereal, and pretzels in large roasting pan (17" by 11-1/2"); toss with half of Worcestershire mixture.
3. Bake popcorn mixture 30 minutes, stirring once halfway through baking.Cool mixture in very large bowl or on counter covered with waxed paper.Repeat with remaining ingredients.Makes about 25 cups.
Each < cup. About: 55 calories, 1 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate,1 g total fat (0 g saturated) 0 mg cholesterol, 245 mg sodium.
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