Red Hot Cinnamon Candied Popcorn

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 Cups
Author Ashlee Marie


  • 1 bag Pop Secret Homestyle Popcorn - popped
  • 1/4 C butter
  • 6 oz red cinnamon candies red hots
  • 1/4 C granulated sugar
  • 1/4 C light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 oz red cinnamon candies red hots


  1. Preheat oven to 270 F.
  2. Place the popcorn in an oven safe bowl
  3. Take the 2 oz of candies and grind them in your food processor (optional)
  4. Add the Butter, candies, sugar, corn syrup and salt to a small sauce pan with a candy thermometer
  5. On Medium/High melt the candies then bring the to a boil and keep boiling until the temperature reaches 270
  6. Remove from heat and carefully stir in baking soda.
  7. Working quickly, pour over popcorn stirring to coat.
  8. To help the mixture stay warm so you can get an even coat place the bowl into the oven, stirring every 5 mins 3-4 times
  9. Spread the popcorn out onto a pan and sprinkle with the ground candies
  10. Let the mixture cool, then break into pieces and serve