Cinnamon Bun Caramel Corn Recipe

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Wanda Published: March 21, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cinnamon Bun Caramel Corn

This decadent caramel corn makes the tastiest movie snacks, made with with crunchy popcorn infused with sweet white chocolate and spiced cinnamon.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • 7cupspopcorn,air popped
  • 1cuplight brown sugar,tightly packed
  • ¼cuplight corn syrup
  • ½cupunsalted butter
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • tsppure vanilla extract
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • 6ozwhite chocolate,coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. Spread the popcorn out onto 2 large baking sheets. Set aside.

  2. Combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, and salt in a medium heavy-duty saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon until the butter has melted.

  3. Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally. Once boiling, stop stirring. Allow to boil for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove from the heat and quickly stir in the baking soda. Stir in the vanilla and cinnamon.

  5. Pour the caramel over the popcorn and toss gently until all of the popcorn is coated.

  6. Bake the caramel corn for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Allow to cool on the pan(s), then break apart any large clusters.

  7. Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler or microwave then drizzle over caramel corn. Allow to cool.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 403.46kcal
  • Fat: 23.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.99g
  • Fiber: 0.95g
  • Sugar: 43.95g
  • Protein: 2.32g
  • Cholesterol: 39.96mg
  • Sodium: 192.60mg
  • Calcium: 73.82mg
  • Potassium: 121.21mg
  • Iron: 0.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 113.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.15mg
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