Kool-Aid® Popcorn

You can’t stop eating it! Enjoy!

Original recipe makes 6 quarts popcorn


6 quarts popped popcorn
2 cups white sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup butter
2 (.13 ounce) envelopes unsweetened soft drink mix, any flavor (such as KOOL-AID®)
1 teaspoon baking soda

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    35 mins


    45 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C). Grease a large baking sheet. Place popped popcorn in a large bowl.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup, and butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes.
  3. Combine drink mix and baking soda in a large bowl; pour sugar mixture into drink mixture, stirring carefully. Sugar mixture will bubble. Pour mixture over popcorn; toss to evenly coat. Transfer coated popcorn to baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 10 minutes, until coating has hardened, about 30 minutes. Cool and break popcorn into pieces.


Calories: 255 kcal
Carbohydrates: 38.5 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Fat: 11.8 g
Fiber: 1.1 g
Protein: 1 g
Sodium: 255 mg