Maple-Chile Popcorn (Light)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Redsie

Have been safekeeping this recipe - posting so I make it soon!!! Love popcorn... and love maple syrup - should be delicious!! From Cooling Light!

Top Review by Noo

OMG!!! I hate sweet popcorn,but this is FANTASTIC!! It's hot and sweet and oh SO good.My DH is in the lounge now,with a couple of mates watching the footie,and I've just literally finished making another batch for them-it's addictive!! Thank you so much for posting Redsie,this is an awesome recipe!! Made for 1-2-3 Hit Wonders.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • cooking spray
  • 8 cups popped popcorn (popped without salt or fat)
  • 12 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon ground red pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Coat a 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan or other large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray. Place popcorn in a large metal or glass bowl lightly coated with cooking spray.
  3. Combine syrup, butter, salt, and pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring just until combined. Cook, without stirring, for 2 minutes. Pour syrup mixture over popcorn in a steady stream, stirring to coat.
  4. Spread popcorn mixture in an even layer into prepared pan. Bake at 300° for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool completely in pan.

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