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Sugar N Spice Popcorn Recipe

"Our family can't get enough of this light cinnamon-sweet popcorn," offers Naomi Yoder of Leesburg, Indiana. The baked kernels are wonderfully crunchy and coated just right. Try mixing some up to have on hand as an anytime nibble.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 4 quarts air-popped popcorn
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Place popcorn in a large roasting pan coated with cooking spray. In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add the sugar, water, cinnamon and salt; cook and stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2. Pour over popcorn; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, at 300° for 10-15 minutes. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 62 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Sugar N Spice Popcorn

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2012

"At first I thought there wouldn't be enough cinnamon/sugar mixture to coat the popcorn, but it turns out so good the way it is; I think it would be over-kill if there was more seasoning."

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2012

"This popcorn is yummy (& addicting!)! I took it to my 9 yo daughter's softball game & it was a hit with the kids & parents alike. Several of the mother's asked how it was made. Good stuff!"

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"My Husband and I enjoyed this recipe. I added a splash of Vanilla to the mixture."

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"Wasn't expecting much because it's so simple, but we couldn't stop eating it! Perfect!"

Reviewed Apr. 24, 2010

"Just the right amount of sweetness and so easy! Will definitely be making that again. Thank you for the recipe!"

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"So easy to make and was so good. Make some and go to the movies. Will be making it again."

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2010

"wow i loved this popcorn. The flavors are so good and it was very easy to make. It has crunchy spots and chewy spots. I could taste little salty spots and sweet spots and the cinnamon adds a very good kick. wow i cant wait to make this again. and i did my own calorie count and my count came out as half that per cup"

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2009

"How do I keep air popped popcorn from bing tough?"

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