Homemade Cracker Jacks

Turn your home into a ballpark with these tasty homemade cracker jacks. You can serve them as a sweet snack or get...

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Turn your home into a ballpark with these tasty homemade cracker jacks. You can serve them as a sweet snack or get creative and use them as a decadent topping on brownies or in a sundae. 

12
Servings
804
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  peanuts, for roasting
  • 1  Teaspoon  olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • 8  Cups  freshly popped popcorn
  • 1/2  Cup  homemade caramel
  • Melted chocolate, for drizzling

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Toss the peanuts with olive oil and salt to taste.  Once you have popped the popcorn place it on a parchment-lined baking sheet with peanuts and roast for 30 to 35 minutes. Once the popcorn and peanuts are out of the oven, coat with caramel and melted chocolate, to drizzle. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
48g
69%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Carbohydrate, by difference
82g
63%
Protein
17g
37%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
13g
52%
Folate, total
50µg
13%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
179mg
56%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
404mg
58%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
1186mg
79%
Water
7g
0%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Cracker Shopping Tip

Stocking up on no-cook items like cheese, nuts, olives, crackers, and dips will cut down on prep time and help ensure you have enough food for any unexpected guests.

Cracker Cooking Tip

When preparing appetizers try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.