Cinnamon Popcorn II

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  • Published Apr 8th
  • Servings8
  • Calories255
Quick easy snack that the kid's can help make - especially if you have an air popper. Beware, this can become addictive!

Cinnamon Popcorn II Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cinnamon Popcorn II for 8 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 (2.25 ounce) packages cinnamon red hot candies

Cinnamon Popcorn II Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Cinnamon Popcorn II easily:

  1. 1 Heat oil in a large pot or saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour in the popcorn, cover, and shake a couple of times to coat the kernels with oil. When the corn starts to pop, shake pan continuously until popping stops. Pour popped corn into a large paper bag.
  2. 2 Combine the butter, corn syrup and red hot candies in a microwave safe bowl or saucepan. Heat, stirring occasionally until the candies have melted. Pour the hot syrup over the popped corn, and shake the bag for 1 minute, until completely coated. Cool, and serve.


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 255 calories; 15.5 grams of fat; 28.6 grams of carbohydrates; 1.6 grams of protein; 31 milligrams of cholesterol; 91 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 22nd 2010

    I think next time I'll add more red hots but there is nothing wrong with it the way it is either. It was really good the first night but the second evening it was awesome!

  2. Dec 11th 2007

    I had lost an old recipe a while back and found this one about 2 years ago. My family and friends rate it as a favorite, only problem is it disappears as fast as I can make it. Great for Ch ...

  3. Nov 28th 2007

    This is our FAVOURITE cinnamon popcorn recipe. We tweaked it a little; but stuck to the skeleton of the recipe. It was fast, easy, and great all the way around! We used three bags of ligh ...

  4. Jan 12th 2007

    this is great. i used microwave poporn, two bags, and baked with the coating on it for 20 minutes at 200 degrees. it was yummy! after cooling, put in a plastic bag and seal. it will keep ...

  5. Dec 14th 2005

    Oh this is really good!! THANKS for this yummy recipe!! I tried SKYCANDYGIRL's suggestion "I cooked the cinnamon mixture in micro, stirring every minute until candy was melted and then let i ...

  6. Feb 6th 2004

    Very pretty pink color! I agree that it was too chewy so I did throw mine in the oven @ 200* for about 30 minutes. Gives it a nice crunch. Not a hot cinnamon flavor, more mild and it is b ...

  7. Nov 4th 2003

    I made this recipe with air popped popcorn which was really easy. I also took note of other reviewer's notes of "stickiness" and went ahead and boiled the candy to hard crack before pouring ...

  8. Jun 27th 2003

    This recipe is awesome! It tastes just the popcorn you can find at a gourmet shop! The only thing I will do differently next time, is dry the popcorn in the oven for about 30 minutes on 20 ...

  9. Jan 21st 2003

    I have been looking for a recipe for cinnamon popcorn for years! It is my husband's favorite! I've tried everything! But finally I found a recipe that is easy and absolutely delicious! I ...