One of my favorite dinners when I am too lazy or tired to cook is a bag of microwave popcorn… accompanied by a good Czech beer. I ate this a lot during the summer- usually in front of a movie or lame, summer TV show. Popcorn is a great snack… and during the holidays, I can remember digging into the big tin of flavored popcorn- you know the big one that was given as a gift! I never cared much for the cheesy popcorn or the fake buttered popcorn- give me the sweet stuff- caramel corn! This popcorn is a combination of sweet and salty- kind of like my personality! Made with lots of butter, cinnamon and sugar it is a compliment to the salty popped corn. I took a big bag of this tasty popcorn to our staff holiday party earlier this week. Many people couldn’t believe it was homemade… it tastes that good! Add this to your holiday party snack table and your guests will thank you!
Cinnamon and Sugar Popcorn
2 bags of natural, microwave popcorn (popped!)
1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 120 degrees C or 250 degrees F
Melt butter in a saucepan then add all ingredients.
Stir until bubbly!
Place popcorn into a large mixing bowl, pour glaze on top and mix very well until evenly coated. (or as best as possible!)
Place into a baking pan lined with wax paper and bake for 10 minutes.
Let cool completely before packaging!