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Cinnamon Popcorn Recipe

Cinnamon Popcorn Recipe

My family can't get enough of this crisp, lightly sweet snack. It's a great finger food for traveling since it's not sticky.—Caroline Roberts, Findlay, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 quarts plain popped popcorn
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional


  • 1. Place popcorn in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a small bowl, mix egg white, sugar, cinnamon and salt if desired. Pour over popcorn and mix thoroughly. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 106 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 104mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 268384
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2017

"One year I fixed this for my nephew when he was small and he loved it. Try adding a few drops of cinnamon oil for more heat. This recipe is easy to fix and tasty."

tjreese User ID: 4058610 1843
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"I used Act II microwave popcorn and didn't notice any loss of volume. Love this recipe!"

oldfashionedcook User ID: 7131840 2468
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013

"Delicious! Almost like candy. Would definitely make again."

BunnyBex User ID: 6406242 2410
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"I drizzle white chocolate over the popcorn and add nuts, fruit, etc. for the holidays. This makes a great gift for teachers! The popcorn stays crisp and has just the right amount of cinnamon flavor."

eli05 User ID: 3750978 913
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"It wasn't wonderful, but it wasn't terrible. It was hard to get off the pan"

shankins520 User ID: 4997598 740
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"quick and easy to Make. Next time I will try to cut down on the sugar to make it a little more healthier."

cookie325 User ID: 2249678 1478
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2009

"I tried the recipe as written. It did shrink about a third, but the taste was well worth it. Then I tried it again with half the sugar (1/4 cup) and upped the cinnamon (1 and 1/2 teaspoon). I thought it turned out just fine. So if you want to reduce the sugar to between 1/4 and 1/2 cup, you can--depending upon how much sweetness you want."

dianesherman User ID: 1935015 1877
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2009

"I tried this recipe, but will not use again. Once the popcorn was baked it (dissolved) into only 2 cups of popcorn."

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