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Power Popcorn Balls

Posted By admin On January 3, 2011 @ 8:08 am In Holiday Recipes,Snacks | No Comments

18 c. Popped Corn
2 c. Granulated Sugar
2/3 c. Apple Cider
2/3 c. Pure Maple Syrup
1/2 c. Butter
1 1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1 c. Peanuts
1/2 c. Dried Cranberries
1/2 c. Raisins
1/2 c. Dried Apricots, chopped

In a large bowl or roasting pan combine popped corn, peanuts, cranberries, raisins and apricots.
Set aside.
In heavy saucepan combine sugar, apple cider, syrup, butter and salt.
Bring to a boil stirring occasionally.
Cook to soft ball stage.
Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla.
Pour over popcorn mixture and mix well.
With buttered hands shape mixture into 3″ balls.
Place on waxed paper to cool.
Wrap each popcorn ball in plastic wrap and store in airtight container.

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