Candied Popcorn Recipe

Candied Popcorn is love by many around the world. Candied Popcorn gets its taste from peanuts mixed with popcorn and flavored by vanilla extracts. Candied Popcorn is loved by kids.


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse


 Freshly popped popcorn5 Quart
 Raw peanuts1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Firmly packed brown sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dark corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6767 Calories from Fat 2657

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 307 g472.3%

Saturated Fat 130.5 g652.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg

Sodium 2095 mg87.3%

Total Carbohydrates 950 g316.6%

Dietary Fiber 18.6 g74.5%

Sugars 491 g

Protein 115 g229.1%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 66.1% Iron 77.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place popcorn and peanuts, if desired, in a lightly greased roasting pan; set mixture aside.
Melt butter in a large saucepan; stir in sugar and corn syrup.
Bring to a boil; boil 5 minutes, stirring often.
Remove from heat; stir in soda, salt, and vanilla.
Pour sugar mixture over popcorn; stir well.
Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Cool; store in an airtight container.