Red-Hot Candy Popcorn

Recipe by Pumpkie
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 8 quarts


  • 8
    quarts plain popped popcorn (not microwave)
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 12
    cup light corn syrup (not dark it will effect the color)
  • 1
    (9 ounce) package red-hot candies


  • Place popcorn in a large bowl (I used my tupperware that's a bowl make sure bowl is large enough to hold all the popcorn) set aside.
  • In a non stick saucepan, combine butter, corn syrup and candies; bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly.
  • Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour over popcorn and mix thoroughly (be careful very hot) Turn into two greased 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pans.
  • Bake at 250 for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and place on waxed paper to cool.
  • Break apart and store in air tight containers.