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National Popcorn Poppin’ Month: Fun popcorn recipes

National Popcorn Poppin’ Month: Fun popcorn recipes

Forget salt and butter! There’s still time to celebrate National Popcorn Poppin’ Month with a new, fun popcorn recipe to enjoy with the family while watching a movie, attending a party or relaxing on a picnic.


  • Melt 4 tablespoons butter with a 1-ounce packet ranch seasoning mix
  • Toss with 16 cups hot popcorn and 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • Season with salt


  • Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 2 cups shredded cheddar, 1 cup grated parmesan and 1/2 cup grated pecorino
  • Spread on baking sheets
  • Bake at 350 degrees F until the cheddar melts (approx. 3 minutes)
  • Season with salt

Peanut Butter

  • Heat 1 cup honey and 3/4-cup sugar over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves (approx. 5 minutes)
  • Stir in 1 cup peanut butter and 1 teaspoon each vanilla extract and kosher salt until smooth
  • Pour over 16 cups hot popcorn and 2 cups peanuts and toss
  • Spread on baking sheets and let cool


  • Melt 4 tablespoons butter with 2 tablespoons chipotle hot sauce and 1 tablespoon chipotle Chile powder
  • Drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn
  • Toss with 2 cups corn nuts
  • Season with salt


  • Heat 1/3 cup olive oil and 1 teaspoon each grated garlic and lemon zest over medium heat (approx. 2 minutes)
  • Drizzle over 12 cups hot popcorn.
  • Toss with 4 cups toasted bread cubes and 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • Season with salt

Looking for more inspiration? Check out The Food Network’s list of 50 Flavored Popcorn Recipes.


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