Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

Although this is a messy project, kids love it. I used to make this for families when I was still babysitting, and always got requests for it from puzzled parents calling to ask me to sit for them again. It's a great way to keep kids occupied while having a little fun in the kitchen.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pop the popcorn according to the package directions.
  2. Microwave the butter until melted.
  3. Add the sugar, cocoa, and cinnamon, mix well.
  4. Empty the popcorn into a large bowl. Drizzle the cocoa mixture on the popcorn and toss to coat.


Most Helpful

That's a LOT of calories for a snack!

emmalee1942 May 29, 2010

I quartered the recipe by popping 2 tablespoons of popcorn in a folded topped lunch bag for about 2 minutes in the microwave. After I mixed the melted butter, sugar, cocoa and cinnmon I microwaved for a few seconds to melt the sugar a bit so the mixture wouldn't be as grainy. I was hoping this would be closer to a single portion but I think I will 1/8th the recipe next time. Very tasty!

CarrieK November 29, 2007

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