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Snickerdoodle Popcorn

Snickerdoodle Popcorn

Buttery kettle corn with a sprinkle of cinnamon cooked right into the popcorn! It's highly addictive and a delicious sweet treat for your next movie night.

Ingredients

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  • 3 tbsp canola or other vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

Place butter in a small bowl and microwave in 10 second intervals until the butter is melted. 

Set aside. 

Get out a large bowl and set it aside.

Place the oil and popcorn kernels in a large pot over medium-high heat. 

Stir to combine.

Put a lid on the pot and cook for 1-2 minutes until popcorn kernels begin to sizzle in the oil but have not yet started to pop. 

Sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon over the kernels. Give it a quick stir to combine. 

Put a lid on the pot. 

Swirl the pot without lifting it from the stove until kernels start to pop. 

Let the popcorn pop until there’s 1-2 seconds between pops. IMMEDIATELY remove from heat. 

Remove the lid and IMMEDIATELY pour popcorn into a large bowl

Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with salt. 

Toss the popcorn to combine.

Enjoy! 

Notes

Because of the sugar, the popcorn will burn easily. Be sure to immediately remove it from the stove once there’s a couple seconds between pops and immediately remove it from the pot once it’s done.

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