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Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls

Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls

Maple Cranberry Popcorn Balls


  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Servings: 12 servings
  • Delicious recipe Specialty: GF, V, LS, K
Nutritional Information


12 servings

8 cups plain popcorn *

1 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup maple syrup

3 tablespoons butter or margarine


Place popcorn and dried cranberries in a large mixing bowl; set aside.

Combine brown sugar and maple syrup in a small saucepan; add butter. Cook over medium heat, until butter melts and mixure comes to a boil, stirring often. Cook for about 4 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly, stirring frequently. Pour over popcorn mixture, stirring until coated.

Dip hands in cold water. Shape popcorn mixture into 2-inch balls, pressing firmly to hold shape. Place on waxed paper; cool completely. Let stand overnight to harden. Wrap in decorative plastic wrap. Makes 12 servings.

*If using freshly made popcorn, remove unpopped kernals.

PER SERVING: Calories 153, Protein 1gram, Carb. 31grams, Chol. 8mg, Dietary Fiber 1gram,

Sugar 24grams, Vitamin A 29RE, Sodium 36mg, Pot. 73mg, Iron 1mg, Calcium 23mg


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Cranberry Popcorn balls Rock!

05/29/2017 at 07:33 AM

I made these for my Sunday school class. We did it together it was fun. They loved them!