This easy cinnamon-sugar microwave popcorn recipe serves up a hint of something sweet in a whole-grain snack you can feel good about enjoying.

Source:, November 2018




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Add popcorn kernels to a brown paper bag and fold the top of the bag over three times.

  • Microwave until the popping stops, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.

  • Add oil, sugar, cinnamon and salt to the bag over the popped popcorn. Fold the bag, hold closed and shake to coat.


Equipment: Brown paper bag

Nutrition Facts

3 cups
117 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 15.6g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 1.5g; fat 5.6g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 3.2g; poly fat 1.8g; cholesterol 0mg; vitamin a re 0.2RE; vitamin b1 thiamin 0.1mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0mg; vitamin b3 niacin 0.4mg; vitamin c 0mg; calcium 7.7mg; iron 0.5mg; potassium 57mg; sodium 0.6mg; omega 3 fatty acid 0.4g; omega 6 fatty acid 1.4g; alcohol 0g; caffeine 0mg; pyramid bread 0; soluble fiber 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; monosaccharides 0g; disaccharides 0g; other carbs 0.2g; trans fatty acid 0g; water 0.1g; ash 0g; vitamin a iu 1.7IU; vitamin a carotenoid 0.2RE; vitamin a retinol 0RE; vitamin a carotene 0.6mcg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; vitamin b12 0mcg; vitamin e alpha equivalents 0.8mg; vitamin e iu 1.2IU; vitamin e mg 0.8mg; folate 0mcg; vitamin k 3.5mcg; pantothenic acid 0mg; copper 0mg; magnesium 0.3mg; manganese 0.1mg; phosphorus 0.4mg; selenium 0mcg; zinc 0mg; 40 butyric 0g; 60 caprioc 0g; 80 caprylic 0g; 100 capric 0g; 120 lauric 0g; 140 myristic 0g; 160 palmitic 0.2g; 180 stearic 0.1g; 200 arachidic 0g; 220 behenate 0g; 240 tetracos 0g; 161 palmitol 0g; 181 oleic 2.6g; 201 eicosen 0.1g; 221 erucic 0g; 182 linoleic 1g; 183 linolenic 0.4g; 184 stearidon 0g; 204 arachidon 0g; 205 epa 0g; 225 dpa 0g; 226 dha 0g; pyramid fat 0; exchange fat 0; energy 47.6kcal; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; vitamin d iu 0IU; vitamin d mcg 0mcg; exchange other carbs 0; phytosterols 0.1mg.