Cinnamon Heart Popcorn

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  • Published Apr 12th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings16
  • Calories242
A favorite on Valentines Day! From Doreen P.

Cinnamon Heart Popcorn Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cinnamon Heart Popcorn for 16 servings:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups cinnamon red hot candies
  • 8 cups popped popcorn

Cinnamon Heart Popcorn Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook35m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Cinnamon Heart Popcorn, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cinnamon Heart Popcorn is about 35 minutes , and you can serve your Cinnamon Heart Popcorn within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cinnamon Heart Popcorn easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Combine butter, corn syrup, and cinnamon candies in a pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook for 5 minutes. Pour the syrup over the popcorn in a large, heatproof bowl, and stir to cover the popcorn as evenly as possible. Spread the popcorn out onto the prepared baking sheets.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven until the candy coating is set, about 30 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 242 calories; 13.9 grams of fat; 30.1 grams of carbohydrates; 0.5 gram of protein; 31 milligrams of cholesterol; 154 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 3rd 2014

    This is a good recipe if you want a really sweet, cinnamon popcorn. I prefer mine to be a little more spicy, but my kids and my husband loved it. I did have it on the stove longer then antic ...

  2. Jan 17th 2014

    I just finished my first tester batch of these. I went down to 2 servings (1 cup popcorn) and ended up using almost 2 cups popcorn. I left it cooking at 300 for half hour and they were perf ...

  3. Dec 9th 2013

    I loved this recipe. I could not find Red Hots so I used 1 1/2 Cups Hard Cinnamon Fire Jolly Ranchers. They worked just fine. I also used just 1/2 Cup butter. Did everything else the same. C ...

  4. Dec 9th 2013

    Only used 1/2 cup of butter-couldn't bring myself to use more. I popped almost a cup of kernels for the recipe and it was still very strong tasting. It looks very 'Chirstmasy', too. I will m ...

  5. Dec 4th 2012

    This is extra yummy! All my kids couldn't keep out of it.

  6. Jul 1st 2012

    I was so shocked at how much I liked this! My granddaughters loved it, too! I wanted to make something for their swim day, but my store didn't have the regular red hots. I used Hot Tamale ...

  7. May 11th 2011

    This tasty treat is spectacular. I have made it many times now and am so pleased. I LOVE Red Hots. This popcorn is delicately coated in the cinnamon confection and is a breeze to make. I ...

  8. Feb 19th 2011

    This was very good, a great way to use up leftover candy hearts. The other reviewer said she had problems with the length of time baking in the oven along with the pocorn being chewy, I beli ...

  9. Feb 14th 2011

    The only changes were to use honey instead of corn syrup (didn't have any) and only one cup of the hearts. I thought the flavour of the candies came through well enough this way. I did bake ...