5 Top Popcorn Flavor Recipes

One of the wonders of making your popcorn from scratch is that you can control what the flavors are. There are a huge variety of popcorn flavors from salty to sweet. Whether you want a healthy kick or to ones that satisfy your deepest cravings. If you are looking for a new recipe, here are our 5 top picks.

Caramel Flavored Popcorn

Indulge your taste buds with one of these amazing and simple recipes.

Hawaiian Popcorn

For those on a sweet kick, enjoy a healthy snack with this coconut pineapple mix.

You will need:

  • 1 cup of sweetened, shredded coconut
  • ¾ chopped dried pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons of confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter.
  • 8 cups of popcorn

Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. When it is all done, combine everything including the popcorn together, and toss.

Lemon Kale Popcorn

Kale may be considered a super food, but let’s just say, it tastes “healthy.” Make it into a tempting snack with this beautiful lemon and kale recipe.

You will need:

  • 1/2 bunch kale, chopped
  • 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 10 cups popped popcorn

Once again drizzle the olive oil first and shake the rest into the popcorn. What you will get is an earthy taste from the kale, brightened up by the citric lemon flavor. Together they make a supremely healthy, but also delicious snack.

Chili Cheese Popcorn

Chili cheese popcorn is an awesome way to spice up your usual popcorn experience.

You will need:

  • 3 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt (I use popcorn salt)
  • 3 tablespoons powdered cheese (note: you can replace cheese with nutritional yeast if you prefer a non-dairy option.)

Toss all ingredients together for a delicious and flavorful snack.

Cheesy Garlic Popcorn

Another deliciously cheesy option, you can give your popcorn a garlicky twist with this easy recipe.

You will need:

  • 3 cups of popped popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons of finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Enough olive oil to drizzle over your popcorn. (About 2 tablespoons)

Drizzle the olive oil onto your popcorn and then toss with the cheese and garlic powder. You’ll love the delicious flavor, and the simplicity of this amazing recipe.

Ranch Popcorn

Want to flavor your popcorn without having to put together even the simplest recipe? Keep a package of ranch dressing mix in your pantry for those days when you just feel too tired to make anything. Toss your popcorn with the ranch dressing and BOOM! Tasty, delicious, ranch flavored popcorn for your snacking pleasure.

There are literally thousands of popcorn recipes out there, from complicated ones that will keep you in the kitchen for hours, to lazy ones that just take a few minutes to prepare. There is a recipe for everyone out there, you just have to get out there and find it.

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