Here is a fun and easy way to use Pumpkin Pie Spice to create a great snack mix. This delicious snack is made even better with the addition of Pumpkin Pie Spice. It is a popcorn-peanut-pretzel mixture that's so good - it's addictive!
15 cups popped/cooled plain popcorn
1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tblspn Pumpkin Pie Spice
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup mini pretzels
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
Spread the popcorn, peanuts and pretzels (single layer) on a baking sheet. Set aside. In a large saucepan bring to a boil on medium heat, the brown sugar, corn syrup, Pumpkin Pie Spice, butter, and salt. Continue to cook for 2 minutes after it starts to boil. Remove from heat. Add the baking soda and stir well with a wooden spoon. Pour the sugar mixture over the popcorn mixture and toss. Bake at 250 degrees for one hour, tossing the mixture every 15 minutes during the one hour baking time. Place the baked mixture on parchment paper (single layer) to cool.