Cinnamon Candy Popcorn
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
- 8 quarts popped popcorn
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1 package (9 ounces) red-hot candies
- Place popcorn in a large bowl; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the butter, corn syrup and candies; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour over popcorn and toss to coat.
- Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from pans and place on waxed paper to cool. Break apart; store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 152 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Oct 20, 2018
I have made this for years. If you can find the cinnamon imperials by Brach they melt much easier and coat the popcorn better. I usually stock up on them when I find them.
Jan 1, 2018
This popcorn taste wonderful!! We love to give it for gifts!!
Dec 22, 2017
I made this to give away at work for Christmas gifts. It turned out really nice. What a nice inexpensive gift. I did not have corn syrup so I used honey instead. It did take a little long to bake. What a beautiful presentation.
Jan 1, 2015
Easy to make, tastes amazing.
Dec 7, 2014
Feb 8, 2014
This is fabulous! Great for classroom treats.!
Dec 29, 2012
Out of this world! I have been making this every CHRISTmas for about 8 years know. Everyone loves it and it will be gone in no time! The red color is great for gift giving at CHRISTmas!
Oct 9, 2011
The only bad thing about this snack is you can't stop eating until it's gone! My youngest loves to receive a batch in her college care packages.
Dec 19, 2009
We make this at Christmas and everybody goes crazy over it....it's addicting!!! Love this!!!!!
Dec 14, 2009
I love all different types of popcorn and this one looked so festive I had to try it and it was so good. I will be making this one again and again!