Confetti Snack Mix
- 10 c. popped popcorn
- 1/2 c. sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
- 1/2 c. chopped almonds, toasted
- 1 c. Sun-Maid California Apricots, chopped or Sun-Maid Fruit Bits
- 1/4 c. butter
- 2 T. apricot or strawberry jam
- 2 T. brown sugar, packed
- 1/2 t. cinnamon
Adapted from gooseberrypatch.com
Combine popcorn, coconut, almonds and fruit in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
Melt butter with jam, brown sugar and cinnamon in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Continue heating to soft-ball stage, or 234 to 240 degrees on a candy thermometer. Drizzle hot sugar mixture over popcorn mixture; tossing quickly with a spoon until mixture is evenly coated and cool.
Makes about 12 cups.