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Candied Popcorn Snack Recipe

Candied Popcorn Snack Recipe

"I got this family-favorite recipe in the 1950's," remarks Victoria Walzer of Lakeport, California. "It makes a big chewy batch that you can't stop eating until it's gone!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 6 quarts plain popped popcorn
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 4 cups (1 pound) confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows


  • 1. Place popcorn in a large roasting pan. In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; cook and stir over low heat just until mixture comes to a boil. Pour over popcorn and toss to coat. Cool. tore in an airtight container. Yield: 6 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 185 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"Didn't turn out like picture. It's basically like rice Krispy treats except its popcorn. Didn't have any flavor, just tasted like liquid powdered sugar. Bland."

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2012

"I love this recipe for a sugar popcorn snack!

It is so easy and delicious. I make it for our girls weekends and it always gets gobbled up."

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