Cinnamon Red Hots Popcorn

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  • 6 to 7 quarts popped corn
  • 1 (12 ounce) package cinnamon red hots candy
  • Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon oil of cinnamon


  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Put red hots into a 2-cup measure and fill to the top with sugar. Boil all ingredients except baking soda and flavorings for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add baking soda and flavorings. Pour over popped corn.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

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