Apricot Cherry Popcorn Squares
These tasty popcorn squares featuring tart cherries and apricot preserves are perfect for your next bake sale.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

  • Nutrition Highlights: Dried tart cherries are rich in powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins, which provide anti-inflammatory benefits to promote a healthy heart.

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Instructions

  1. Combine popcorn and cherries in large bowl
  2. Combine sugar, water, preserves, corn syrup and lemon juice in a small saucepan; bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves. 
  3. Cook until mixture forms thick "ropy" threads that drip from the spoon.
  4. Pour slowly over popped popcorn and mix thoroughly.
  5. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  6. Press mixture into baking dish and cool completely before serving.

Tips & Notes

Wait until the mixture completely cools before cutting into squares.

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