Popcorn Recipes

For movie night or any night, these popcorn recipes will be a huge hit. Serve sweet or savory popcorn as a treat for a snack and watch it disappear!

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How to Make Paper Bag Popcorn, Step by Step

Making paper bag popcorn in the microwave is one of the easiest ways to make the homemade version of your favorite movie snack.

Chili-Chocolate Caramel Corn

Warning: It's really hard to walk away from this sweet, salty, spicy, crunchy snack. If you're taking it to a...



Ghost Pepper Popcorn Cornbread

I love popcorn and lots of spice and heat. Recently, I have been dabbling with ghost peppers and came up...


Is Popcorn Healthy?

It's so hard to resist the aroma of that fresh-popped corn. But is popcorn healthy for you?

Spicy Cinnamon Popcorn

Plain popcorn never made movie night history. Try this cinnamon-spiced version with a little kick in every bite. —Mary Relyea,...


Buffalo Ranch Popcorn

This zippy buffalo chicken flavored blend is sure to spice up your favorite snack. It's perfect for game time, movie...

Tex-Mex Popcorn

Spicy Southwest seasoning makes this snackin'-good popcorn ideal for any fiesta. —Katie Rose, Pewaukee, Wisconsin


Seasoned Popcorn

Give popcorn a new twist with this fun and tasty recipe. It’s great for watching movies or as an on-the-go...


Peppermint Popcorn

Crisp and minty, this simple popcorn snack is a hit with all 10 of our children. For variety, use whatever...


Corny Chocolate Crunch

This sweet treat tastes almost like candy, and it's gone just about as fast! —Delores Ward, Decatur, Indiana

Traditional Popcorn Balls

Kids of all ages enjoy this popcorn ball recipe as an old-fashioned holiday treat. One batch goes a long way....


Caramel Corn with Nuts

This homemade caramel corn far surpasses the store-bought variety. Adding nuts makes it extra special. I like to double the...


Cranberry Popcorn Deluxe

I created this recipe when I needed a festive treat for the holidays. Everyone finds the combination of popcorn, fruit...


Cinnamon Glazed Popcorn

With a cinnamon-sugar coating, this recipe turns popcorn into a sweet treat that moviegoers are sure to reward with thumbs-up...


Striped Chocolate Popcorn

For a bake sale last year, I wanted to try something different. I’d seen chocolate popcorn in a candy shop...

Popcorn Jack-o’-Lanterns

Everyone makes popcorn balls at Christmas, but it's really fun to make them for other occasions, too. The jack-o'-lantern faces...


Popcorn Owls

Sweet and chewy popcorn balls are a "hoot" when they're formed into wide-eyed owls perfect for a Halloween party. They...


Old-Fashioned Popcorn Balls

Popcorn always make a crowd-pleasing snack...but you can make it into a chewy, sweet delight with this classic recipe.—American Pop...


Sweet and Spicy Popcorn

"This crispy snack has a fun and different flavor," shares Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma. "I took some to my...


Three-Herb Popcorn

Try this seasoned treat for a tasty twist on plain popcorn. Mixed nuts add crunch and flavor but are optional....


Buttery Cajun Popcorn

Cheesy and spicy, this finger-lickin' snack with just a hint of lime is downright addictive! —Beth Stengel, North Hollywood, California


Sweet & Salty Popcorn Bars

The name says it all. You have the sweet from the M&Ms and marshmallows and the salty from the popcorn...


Christmas Bears Snack Mix

This sweet-salty finger food is perfect for packing in holiday bags to give as gifts or stocking stuffers. Plus, you'll...

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Popcorn Witch

The materials needed to make this candy-studded witch are on the simple side—just ingredients for popcorn balls, plus candies, pretzels,...


Jack-o’-Lantern Popcorn Balls

Kids will have a ball with this Halloween favorite from trick-or-treats past. The cute candy faces add whimsy to the...


Bourbon Caramel Popcorn

I took my great aunt's caramel corn recipe and added a touch of my Kentucky-born husband's home state—bourbon. If you...


Sweet & Salty Marshmallow Popcorn Treats

Popcorn balls get sweet, salty and crunchy when you add a little chocolate and then go nuts. —Nina Vilhauer, Mina,...


Leah’s Party Popcorn

Popcorn is good just about any way, but spicing it up makes it all the more special. I love this...


Caramel Nut-Chocolate Popcorn Cones

These adorable treats were inspired by the chocolate-covered ice cream cones I used when I was little. These cone are...