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Sunflower Popcorn Bars

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Kansas is called the Sunflower State because of the wild sunflowers that grow abundantly. Cultivated varieties of sunflowers are now becoming an important crop for many Kansas farmers."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 48 servings


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  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring the sugar, corn syrup and honey to a boil, stirring often. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in the peanut butter, butter and vanilla until smooth. Add sunflower kernels.
  2. Place popcorn in a large bowl. Add syrup and stir to coat. Press into two greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pans. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container.


  • Reduced-fat or generic brands of peanut butter are not recommended for this recipe.


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Holy Cow this recipe was so easy, if you have made those marshmallow & cereal treats, you will love making these Popcorn Bars. Made this without the corn syrup, a little extra honey and added pu...