Whether it’s game day, a rustic wedding reception or a gift to take to a friends. This delicious maple popcorn will fit right in. Perfect for ANY occasion. Served in a rolled down brown lunch bag with a torn paper label held on by a cloths pin adds that special rustic touch.
- 12 cups plain popped pop corn
- 1-1/2 cups walnut halves
- 1-1/2 cups pecan halves
- 1-1/2 cups salted dry-roasted peanuts
- 2 cups light brown sugar, packed
- 1 cup butter
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
- Spray a large rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, combine popcorn and nuts.
- In a large saucepan, combine sugar, butter and maple syrup, bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Add baking soda, salt and vanilla, stirring to combine.
- Pour syrup over popcorn mixture.
- Stir to completely coat.
- Pour into the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
- Dump onto a foil lined surface.
- Let cool completely, and break into pieces.
- Store in an air tight container up to 5 days.
This recipe was adapted from the Southern Fall Baking magazine 2013.
A RUSTIC DISPLAY