Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn Recipe

Rachel Gurk | Rachel Cooks Updated

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn may be the best popcorn you make. What an amazing combination!

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It’s about time I combine two of my favorite things.

Sleeping and eating.

Oh wait, that won’t work.

CINNAMON TOAST CRUNCH and POPCORN.

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Yeahhhh, that’s what I’m talking about.

The best cereal on earth (that I never, ever, ever keep in my house!) and the greatest snack in the whole wide world. Match made in heaven, right? The only question is, how and why have I not ventured into this territory before?

Side note: If you couldn’t read between the lines, I don’t keep it in the house because I can’t keep my hands off of it. I have zero self-control. My mother-in-law buys it for me when we spend a week with them in the summers. It’s the one time a year I indulge.

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As I’ve done with previous popcorn creations, I made sure the Cinnamon Toast Crunch love was present in every single bite of this addictive snack. I achieved this by crushing up some of the cereal and leaving some of it whole. That way the flavor is spread throughout the entire batch of popcorn (adhered by creamy white chocolate), but you still get to see and taste the whole cereal pieces too.

I probably sound like a broken record but this is important: You must pick out the unpopped kernels before putting on the white chocolate. It only takes a minute or two and it will save you hours of dental work.

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Here’s how I do it:

  1. Pop the corn using an air popper. Preheat it for a few minutes to minimize the number of un-popped kernels.
  2. Give the bowl a little shakey-shake.
  3. Pull the popped corn out of the bowl and put it on a rimmed baking sheet. The un-popped corn falls to the bottom when you shake it, so this is really quite easy.
  4. Toss out all the half-popped and un-popped kernels.
  5. Put the popped corn back into the bowl and proceed with the recipe!

Craving more popcorn? Clearly I have you covered in that department! Try Nerds popcornpeppermint crunch popcornorange creamsicle Popcorn, or cool ranch popcorn. If that’s still not enough, I put together a list of FIFTY popcorn recipes for you to pick from!

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Popcorn Recipe

    16 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Popcorn Kernels, I use the "mushroom" variety
  • 4 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal, Divided
  • 16 ounces Vanilla Candy Coating, Melted until smooth as directed on the package

Directions

  1. Pop corn using a hot air popper. Pick out any unpopped kernels (slightly time consuming but very important!!!).
  2. While the popcorn is popping, crush 2 cups of Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal into a fine powder in a ziptop bag. Set aside.
  3. To the popped popcorn, add the remaining 2 cups whole Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. Mix well.
  4. Pour melted candy coating over the popcorn mixture and stir until everything is well coated.
  5. While the candy coating is still wet, pour on the crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and stir to combine.
  6. Spread onto a large sheet pan for candy coating to harden before serving immediately or storing in an airtight container for 3-4 days. 

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Author: Rachel Gurk
Recipe Yields: 16 cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Servings Per Recipe 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 65
Calories 195

% Daily Value*
12%
Total Fat 8g
26%
  Saturated Fat 5g
3%
Sodium 81mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 28g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 20g
1%
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Rachel Gurk

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Rachel freely admits she could eat popcorn every day on her blog Rachel Cooks. Given her love of snacks, we decided she'd be a perfect addition as a Snack Fanatic.