There are so many flavorful popcorn recipes for you here that you will want to try them all!
Why settle for plain salt and butter?
Popcorn lovers, start your engines.
There are soooo many ways to enjoy your popcorn and we’re here to ensure that you’re making delicious popcorn for movie night!
Our golden rule: Be sure to use dry ingredients for seasoned kernels such as garlic salt and dried herbs to distribute the seasoning more evenly.
For caramel-coated kernels, meanwhile, consider tossing them on sheet pans to disperse the sticky sauce then bake the kerne;s at a low temperature.
Can’t decide between sweet and savory flavor for your popcorn?
Now’s the time to try both with #24!
Our #10‘s Caramel Popcorn Balls is sweet and delicious enough to make all caramel lovers fall in love.
Or have you tried Cookies & Cream Popcorn and spicy Buffalo Popcorn?
So if you are looking for a snack today and can’t quite decide if you want a simple, easy Cheese Popcorn or something extravagant and decadent, this list of popcorn flavor ideas may help you decide!
1. Cookies & Cream Popcorn
This amazing popcorn recipe is pure brilliance.
Let’s just be honest that this is a popcorn idea that had to happen.
This recipe only requires 3 ingredients.
It uses Oreos, vanilla candy, and of course popcorn.
My only question is will you use Double stuffed Oreos or the boring regular Oreo?
Ahem, I don’t have feelings on the topic or anything.
Not at all!
A way to make this unique popcorn recipe even more interesting is to mix it up by using some of those crazy Oreo flavors that they keep coming out with.
For example, why not try the salted caramel Oreo?
This cinnamon sugar popcorn has the perfect balance of sweet and cinnamon.
Oh, have mercy on my soul. We are in love with this cinnamon popcorn and you will be too.
This recipe only requires a few main ingredients.
This includes cinnamon, vanilla extract, sugar and you can get the rest from the recipe.
You can see that this popcorn recipe is heavy on delicious.
Enjoy every darn bite.
I say, this Kool-Aid Popcorn is pretty UNIQUE and COOL!
It combines white sugar, baking soda, butter, Karo syrup, and unsweetened Kool-Aid to create a great snack fit for every viewing party.
Pro tip: To cool down the candied popcorns, put them in a single layer on parchment-lined baking pan then let it sit for a few minutes.
Don’t separate! It’s OK for the candied popcorn to touch each other on the baking sheet.
This is what I would consider a true cheddar cheese popcorn recipe.
We don’t mess around.
It only has 5 ingredients.
You need cheddar cheese powder, mustard, salt, butter, and popcorn.
If you want a truly cheesy flavored popcorn then you will love this one.
This spicy popcorn recipe is sure to bring the heat.
So it isn’t for spice wimps like me.
If you love hot and spicy then you will love this hot popcorn recipe.
The recipe includes hot sauce, cayenne pepper, paprika, and a few other ingredients.
Gear up for popcorn that bites back with this recipe.
This recipe combines some of the best flavors to popcorn that you can imagine.
Sometimes your tastebuds deserve a little something extra.
We all get stuck in a food rut.
We only have so many ideas in our head at any time.
This is why I love a twist on these flavors together.
Maple and pecan reminds me of a perfect Sunday morning with pancakes and bacon.
It includes candied pecans and a maple syrup sauce.
Does it get any better than that?
This feels like the perfect fall snack for a cold night curled up in front of a fire.
This recipe will take a bit more time to put together than some of the other recipes but it is really worth it.
You could also substitute spiced walnuts in the recipe as another flavor profile option.
This recipe may be one of the best flavored popcorn recipes that you can make at home.
What we love about this popcorn recipe is how many flavor variations you can make with it.
The original version of this popcorn only requires 3 ingredients.
It is popcorn, white chocolate chips, and pink sprinkles.
Oh, hello there, beautiful!
Yes, it really is that simple.
However, where it gets super fun is when you start thinking outside of the kernel.
What if you added raspberries to the recipe?
Oh ya know, it just gets even better then.
This bacon popcorn recipe is delicious and covered in maple syrup, brown sugar and bacon.
I don’t mind what you call it but bacon, popcorn, and maple syrup together are just beautiful food.
This recipe only requires a few ingredients.
It calls for brown sugar, bacon, more brown sugar, maple syrup and of course popcorn.
My only real piece of advice with this recipe is to double it because everyone is going to ask for seconds.
This flavorful popcorn recipe is the perfect combination of bitter and spice.
It is as if chili and lime were literally created to go together.
At least that is how you are going to feel when you toss pieces of this popcorn flavor in your mouth.
This is a 3 ingredient recipe but that is because some beautiful people created Tajin seasoning.
All that you need is popcorn, Tajin, and oil.
If you want a delicious snack that has caramel popcorn as an ingredient and you can shape it with your hands, then this is the sweet treat for you.
Follow this recipe to learn how to make caramel popcorn balls at home.
This recipe has a few more ingredients than some of the others.
They include: corn syrup, brown sugar, condensed milk and you can find the remaining ingredients in the recipe.
So while you may need to gather a few additional ingredients for this sweet popcorn recipe, you likely have all of them in your pantry.
Now, if you are like some people and get too excited, you can just eat the popcorn without shaping it into balls.
That is completely up to you.
We won’t judge you on this.
This savory popcorn recipe is exactly as delicious as it sounds.
It reminds me of my school lunches when mom would pack me a ham and sandwich is some potato chips. I ate sour cream and onion chips so much when I was a kid.
Honestly, I didn’t know if I would ever invite that flavor combination back into my life again.
It turns out that I am still just as in love with it now.
This recipe requires a few dried spices that you may already have in your pantry.
The only ingredient that you may struggle with is the dried buttermilk powder.
However, there is a suggestion on what to substitute and it will work out fine and dandy.
This is a flavored popcorn recipe that I will keep making over and over. I may just add in a touch of the dry homemade ranch seasoning though.
It will add that extra kick to the popcorn seasoning that puts it over the top.
This yummy popcorn recipe is truly like eating garlic bread but instead it is popcorn.
Yes, that could be a bit confusing for the tastebuds.
They are both crunchy if done right.
This is another popcorn recipe that doesn’t require many ingredients.
The odds are good that you already have the required ingredients in your kitchen.
You will need some parmesan cheese, dried parsley, garlic powder, and a few other key ingredients.
Check out the full recipe for the details.
My only suggestion is to consider popping the corn with a clove of garlic in there.
Yes, that is a bit odd but why not give the garlic a head start.
Everything bagel seasoning has become a go-to seasoning for us.
That is why when I ran across this savory popcorn recipe, I just knew that it would be a hit.
To make this popcorn you will need 3 primary ingredients.
You will need garlic powder, everything bagel seasoning, and butter.
Be sure to check out the recipe for how to put this delicious mixture together.
Tis the season!
Don’t stand in line at the cinema when you can make this buttery, salty, crackly popcorn brittle right in your own kitchen.
This recipe is a must-make for any movie night—or really any time of year, because it’s just that good.
This recipe will make enough brittle to share with friends or hoard to yourself (we won’t judge).
15. Ranch Popcorn
Ranch Popcorn is a new take on an old favorite.
It’s salty and savory, with just a hint of tartness from the vinegar.
It’s also crunchy and light, but it’s not too heavy—just enough to fill you up without making you feel like you need to nap afterward.
It’s a lovely treat that will make you feel like you’re at a movie theater watching your favorite film.
You’ve never had popcorn like this before.
We’re talking a little bit of garlic, some herbs, and just the right amount of sea salt—all mixed together to create a snack that’s so irresistible, you’ll want to eat it by the bucketful.
It’s easy to make, too!
This is not your average popcorn.
We’re talking about a tub of rosemary parmesan popcorn that will have you wondering why you ever ate plain old boring, flavorless popcorn before.
The secret to this recipe is the fresh rosemary and garlic, which give this popcorn its earthy, aromatic flavor, as well as its chewy texture.
The olive oil gives it a rich taste without being greasy, and the garlic salt gives it just enough kick without overpowering everything else.
If you’re looking for a snack that’s equal parts spicy and cheesy, look no further than this Chili Pie Popcorn.
This recipe combines the classic flavor of chili with a smoky kick from cumin and cayenne pepper, then tops it all off with white cheddar popcorn and some chili cheese corn chips to bring on an explosion of flavors in your mouth.
19. Truffle Popcorn
This recipe is the perfect way to spend your evening—curled up on your living room couch with a bowl of snacks and a new Netflix series.
And in the unlikely event you have some leftovers, it’s also great for parties or potlucks!
The unique flavor in this popcorn comes from the truffle oil, which gives it a rich, earthy taste that will leave you feeling like you’ve just stepped out of an enchanted forest.
20. Veggie Popcorn
If you want to make popcorn without using oil, these tasty veggie-centric snacks are right up your alley.
They’re perfect for movie nights, game days, or just anytime you need a little snack to keep you going.
This Three-Cheese Popcorn recipe is a savory snack that will please any crowd.
The rich, creamy cheese and sharp cheddar pair perfectly with the salty bacon and crunchy onion topping.
This recipe is perfect if you’re looking for a new way to spice up your movie night or game night snacks.
This popcorn recipe is the bee’s knees.
It’s sweet, it’s salty, and it will have you buzzing with delight.
The honey gives this popcorn a rich, deep flavor that is absolutely addicting.
Not only that, but the butter adds a nice richness to the texture of the popcorn that takes popcorn to a level you’ve never imagined.
The saltiness of the popcorn is just enough to balance out all of those flavors so they don’t overwhelm you—this is some seriously delicious stuff!
This recipe is for the true popcorn aficionado.
It’s a spin on the classic honey mustard flavor, but with a twist: we’ve added mini pretzels to finish it off.
It’s sweet and salty, crunchy and creamy—a perfect combination of flavors!
For anyone who wants a unique snack at your next party or movie night, this is the recipe for you.
Watch out, this popcorn’s a firecracker!
This recipe is sure to get you going with its crispy, crunchy texture and the perfect balance of sweet, salty, and spicy flavors.
The brown sugar in this recipe gives a kick that’s similar to molasses that’s warm and comforting, while the sriracha gives it just enough kick to make it exciting.
Plus, the coconut oil minimizes the grease, so you can feel good about eating it as much as you want!
We’re big fans of this recipe because it’s the perfect snack for when you’re craving something that feels both luxurious and adventurous.
The combo of salted butter, sugar, light Karo syrup, vegetable oil, soy sauce, and Worcestershire sauce make for a snack that tastes like it could be an appetizer at your favorite restaurant.
And the furikake seasoning gives it that extra Japanese flair that makes it special.
If you’ve never tried this recipe, you’re in for a treat.
It’s a delightful take on the classic popcorn recipe, with the added kick of bacon and fresh chives.
The combination of flavors is incredible—you’ll be amazed at how much one simple recipe can pack!
Your popcorn is about to get a whole lot more awesome.
This recipe for Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn is the perfect way to turn your plain old popcorn into a gourmet snacking feast!
Freshly popped corn is next level with parmesan garlic butter, and then you top it with classic pizza toppings like mini pepperoni!
It’s a sure-hit at every party—and if you’re feeling extra fancy, you can even make it in the microwave!
When you want to spice things up, Bacon-Jalapeno Popcorn is the way to go.
The combination of bacon, jalapeno, and cheese can’t be beaten!
This recipe will have you and your friends begging for more.
The bacon adds a salty flavor that compliments the sweet taste of the cheese, while the jalapeno adds a spicy kick to this snack.
It’s great for parties or just for snacking on when you’re watching your favorite movie at home.
This recipe is so good, you’re going to want to make it every day.
It’s not just that it’s easy to make (because it is), or that it tastes amazing (because it does).
It’s that this recipe is a blank canvas for all kinds of creativity.
You can add additional spices, like cayenne pepper or chili powder, or use different types of cheese.
And if you want to go the extra mile, you can even make your own popcorn from scratch!
So what are you waiting for? Get popping!
Popcorn is a great snack, but sometimes you want something different.
You want something that will make your taste buds sing and your tummy feel like it’s on a boat ride.
Well, look no further!
We’ve got the best recipe for barbecue-flavored popcorn in town.
It’s quick and easy to make, and you’ll have a whole bag of the stuff done in no time.
Best of all?
It’s got an ideal blend of sweet and spice that will make your tongue dance with joy.
This recipe makes enough popcorn for four people to share, so if you’re feeling generous or just have a huge appetite, go ahead and double it up!
It’s not just the sweet and salty blend of this popcorn that makes it a crowd-pleaser.
It’s also the fact that it’s ridiculously convenient.
In fact, you probably already have all the ingredients in your pantry!
Peanut butter drizzled popcorn is a great snack for parties and get-togethers.
It’s so simple and delicious that everyone will be asking for the recipe (and then making it again and again).
Strawberry Popcorn is an instant classic.
It’s the perfect balance of sweet-tasting fruit and tastes like summertime in a bowl.
This fruity recipe is simple to make, but it’s made even more special with the addition of fresh strawberries.
You can use the recipe as a base and customize it with your favorite seasonings and toppings.
Marshmallow Popcorn is a yummy, fluffy treat.
It’s made by mixing melted marshmallows and popcorn and adding corn syrup, vanilla extract, and salt.
You can eat it plain or add chocolate chips to make it even better!
This recipe makes enough to fill a large bowl or bucket.
The bottom line
It’s time to get creative with your popcorn!
The best popcorn is the kind you make yourself.
You can flavor it just the way you like it!
With just a few more steps and ingredients, you can create a whole rainbow of different flavors and colors of popcorn.
Those movie-lovers in the family will certainly be happy with this popcorn experience.
So stock up on ingredients, grab your favorite bowl and spoon, and get ready to make some popcorn magic!
With these recipes on hand, you can put together a delicious snack in no time at all.
Whether you’re looking for simple recipes or complex ones with many steps, you can find the perfect popcorn recipes here.
Popcorn Flavors You Can’t Resist!
There are so many flavorful popcorn recipes for you here that you will want to try them all!
- Cookies & Cream Popcorn
- Cinnamon-Flavored Popcorn
- Kool-Aid Popcorn
- Cheddar Cheese Popcorn
- Buffalo Popcorn
- Maple Pecan Popcorn
- White chocolate Popcorn
- Maple Bacon Popcorn
- Chili Lime Popcorn
- Caramel Popcorn Balls
- Sour Cream & Onion Popcorn
- Garlic Bread Popcorn
- Everything Bagel Popcorn
- Buttered Popcorn Brittle
- Ranch Popcorn
- Garlic-Herb Popcorn
- Parmesan-Rosemary Popcorn
- Chili Pie Popcorn
- Truffle Popcorn
- Veggie Popcorn
- Three-Cheese Popcorn
- Sweet Honey Popcorn
- Mustard-Pretzel Popcorn
- Brown Sugar Sriracha Sesame Popcorn
- Furikake Snack Mix
- Bacon-Chive Popcorn
- Pepperoni Pizza Popcorn
- Bacon-Jalapeno Popcorn
- Parmesan & Chipotle Popcorn
- Barbecue-Flavored Popcorn
- Peanut Butter Popcorn
- Strawberry Popcorn
- Marshmallow Popcorn
- Pick one or more options from our list of Popcorn Recipes here!
- Start creating your new favorite snack.
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