Desserts

Homemade Cracker Jack Recipe

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Does a box of Cracker Jack bring back a lot of childhood memories for you? It sure does for us! We would often take Cracker Jacks camping, to the 4th of July parade and fireworks, and drive-in movie. We have so many fond memories of this "All American" treat that we all grew up with. But the best part was the peanuts at the bottom and of course the amazing prize. We tweaked this recipe so it has a little more caramel glaze and added more peanuts. Downside is that you will have t

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1/2 cup popcorn kernels (about 13 cups popped popcorn)
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3/8 cup corn syrup
9 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
3 tablespoons water
3/8 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups lightly salted peanuts
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside Coat a large mixing bowl with nonstick cooking spray and put the popped popcorn and peanut in it. Mix them together...
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Nutritions

Calories
349

Sodium
182mg
7% DV

Fat
18g
29% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
38g
13% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

Cozy up with a warm, nourishing bowl of Cabbage Roll Soup! Each pot includes all of the delicious flavors and ingredients that we love in my great grandmother's traditional Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -- without all of the work. The simple and easy cabbage soup is loaded with bacon, ground beef, rice and veggies in a sweet tomato broth. It's perfect with biscuits or a loaf of crusty bread on a chilly day!

4 slices bacon
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 T tomato paste
4 c coarsely chopped green cabbage
4 c beef broth
15 oz tomato sauce
14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes
2 T brown sugar
1 bay leaf
2 c cooked white rice
Kosher salt and pepper
2 T chopped fresh parsley
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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a plate; reserve drippings in the pot.
  • Add ground beef to the pot and...
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Nutritions

Calories
439

Sodium
728mg
30% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV
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