Sweetened Popcorn Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweetened Popcorn Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Sweetened Popcorn

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"This is a sweet and crunchy treat. I first tasted something like this at a festival. I find that the crunchiness and the sweetness are very addicting."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Line two baking sheets with waxed paper.
  2. In a large pot or Dutch oven, combine butter, water and sugar. Bring to a boil. Boil 4 minutes; remove from heat. Introduce popcorn and stir to coat evenly. Pour onto prepared baking sheets and let cool before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 18, 2003

My older sister used to make this for us as kids. Be sure to add a couple drops of food coloring to the syrup before you mix it with the popcorn. The kids will love it.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 16, 2003

This was good, although I had trouble making it. Everyone else said it was easy, so I must be doing something wrong. There were clumps of the syrup that dried on some pieces making them hard. This first time I made it, I dumped the whole bag of popcorn into the syrup - unpopped kernels and all! DONT DO THIS!

Nov 14, 2005

This was exactly what I was looking for: cheap, easy and simple. My kids thought it was very yummy. Like other readers I did 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup white sugar. I also added a half teaspoon vanilla after the 4 minutes of cooking, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, (because I used plain popcorn. I will definitely make this recipe again.

Nov 13, 2003

This was so easy. It was a little on the sweet side. I would adjust that next time.

Nov 13, 2003

It's good. The only thing I did different was pop 4 quarts instead of 6, simply because it covers more of the popcorn. Next time I will add nuts.

Nov 13, 2003

It was very easy to make, and very tasty, but there were clumps that were too sugary. It was not easy to get the mix to coat the popcorn, so next time I think we'll have to try another method other than stirring.

Oct 08, 2003

Went over very well at a Halloween party!!!

Oct 08, 2003

This recipe was super easy. I had no problem stirring popcorn and syrup. It was really delicious.


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  • Calories
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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