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Cinnamon Popcorn

This homemade Cinnamon Popcorn is the perfect treat to make for your next party, snow day, or game night. Sweet and Salty Snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, popcorn, popcorn recipe, snack
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Parchment lined baking sheet Air popper popcorn machine
  • Large Bowl

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 6 cups air-popped popcorn or nonbuttered microwave popcorn
  • 1 1/2 cups mixed raw nuts I used walnuts & pecans
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

Wet Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Set oven to 300F.
  • Mix together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix together the wet ingredients in a small bowl. Pour the wet over the dry and gently fold everything together using a spatula. Make sure every piece of the mix is coated.
  • Evenly spread the mixture on a baking tray lined with parchment paper
  • Bake in the oven for 25 – 30 minutes, removing it from the oven and gently stirring EVERY 8 – 10 minutes (this is an important step).
  • Once it is golden, remove it from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 15 – 20 minutes to harden and crisp.
  • As it cools, you can sprinkle a pinch of sea salt over it for a sweet & salty treat!
  • Notes:
  • Oil Substitutions are avocado or olive oil
  • Maple syrup substitutions are raw melted honey or agave
  • For a healthier version substitute coconut sugar for the brown sugar