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Sweetened Popcorn

CORY13

"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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Ingredients

25 m servings 101 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (6 cups)

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Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 101 calories; 3.1 g fat; 18.9 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 5 mg cholesterol; 44 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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!!!

I used a bag of extreme butter microwave popcorn, keeping the other ingredients the same. I used raw sugar & love the flavor it added. After I coated the popcorn I layed it out on a baking sheet...

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.