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Vanilla and Cinnamon-Sugar Popcorn

Photo: Dasha Wright
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 1/4 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2-3 vanilla beans, sliced lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 18 cups popped popcorn
  • Pinch of sea salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 203
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 36 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 21 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a small saucepan over low heat; add butter and vanilla beans. Cook over low heat until butter takes on vanilla aroma (about 15-20 minutes). Strain butter; keep warm.

  2. In a small bowl, combine sugars and cinnamon; set aside. In a large bowl, toss popcorn while drizzling with 1/4 cup vanilla butter (reserve remaining vanilla butter to use on toast or muffins). Sprinkle popcorn with dry mixture; toss. Sprinkle with sea salt.