A candy thermometer is helpful when making this recipe.
- 2 cups sugar
- 2/3 cup apple cider
- 2/3 cup pure New York maple syrup
- ½ cup butter
- 1 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 4 quarts warm popped popcorn
- 1 cup peanuts (any type)
- 1½ cups small dried fruit – cherries, blueberries, cranberries, etc.
Spread popcorn in a large pan, either buttered or coated with cooking spray. Stir in peanuts and dried fruit.