Cinnamon Popcorn Crunch


  • 11 cups popcorn - air-popped - unsalted
  • 6 1/2 ounces mixed nuts - dry-roasted - 1 can salted
  • 1 pound light brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup - or maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon


Mix popcorn and nuts in large buttered bowl. Combine sugar, syrup, butter or margarine, water, salt and cinnamon in saucepan. Heat slowly to the boiling point, stirring until sugar melts.

Cook to hard crack stage (290-295ยบ F). Pour syrup in a fine stream over popcorn and nuts.

Stir until popcorn and nuts are evenly coated with syrup.

Spread out on large buttered surface or waxed paper. Separate into bite-size portions with forks. Cool.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Cinnamon Popcorn Crunch Recipe?

Recipe makes: 34 cups.

Healthy eating information for 1 cup(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 143
Carbohydrates: 24
Total Fat: 6
Saturated Fat:
Sodium: 170
Good for You
Fiber: 1
Protein: 1
Weight Watchers
Points: 3