An old favorite and a must-have for snacking while decorating the Christmas tree.
2 cups dried apples, chopped
10 cups popped popcorn
2 cups pecan halves
4 Tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
2 Tablespoons brown sugar
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Place apples in a large shallow baking pan.
Bake 20 minutes. Remove pan from oven and stir in popcorn and nuts. In a
small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Drizzle butter mixture over popcorn
mixture, stirring well. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Pour onto
waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
Yield: 14 cups of snack mix