Maple Syrup Popcorn Balls
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1 cup maple syrup*
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup popcorn, popped
In a heavy saucepan put the maple syrup and butter. Cook to 260°F. on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and add the vanilla. Stir well and pour over the popped corn. Shape into balls.
*For diabetic use, why not try Cary's SF Syrup or make your own maple flavored syrup?
In the North country the people make one of the aristocrats of sweets: maple syrup. It cooks down to a delicious candy, but is delicate, so watch your heat!
Both pecans and walnuts are good with maple; it's hard to say which is better. You may wish to include a few of your favorite.
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