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Cinnamon Bear Popcorn Recipe

The sweet and salty combo is AMAZING! It was a big hit at our house and was a perfect snack for our Family Movie Night.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dessert, Easy snack, familiy favorite, popcorn
Servings: 8
Calories: 476kcal


  • cookie sheets (3)
  • parchment paper
  • Saucepan


  • 3 bags popcorn popped
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 bag cinnamon bears cut into pieces
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 1⅓ cups sugar
  • ½ cup karo syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 drops red food coloring


  • Line 3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Pop the popcorn and divide it over the cookie sheets.  Add about 1 1/3 cup of mini marshmallows onto each sheet.
  •  Cut up the cinnamon bears and divide them among the popcorn.
  • In a saucepan combine butter, Karo syrup, and sugar. Heat to a boil on medium heat, stirring continuously. Turn heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add vanilla and food coloring.  Pour the HOT sugar mixture over the popcorn.  Carefully stir.  The heat will melt the marshmallows and make everything gooey and delicious


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 236mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 64g | Vitamin A: 709IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg