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Sweetened Popcorn

Sweetened Popcorn


"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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25 m servings 101 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 101 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 44 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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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  1. 65 Ratings

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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

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. ...

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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.

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 teas...

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

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.

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 ot...

Went over very well at a Halloween party!!!

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

It a little hard to coat the popcorn evenly, but satisfied my craving completely.

Easy and Yummy! My kids loved it! Pretty good using brown sugar instead of ganulated as well.

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