28 Best Flavored Popcorn Recipes

These different flavors of popcorn are undoubtedly delicious. They also make the perfect gifts during the holiday season.

28 Best Flavored Popcorn Recipes

These homemade recipes incorporate a wider variety of flavors that are suited for any occasion.

There are also numerous flavors to choose from. Whether you are a lover of savory buffalo-popcorn or you desire something far sweeter, you will undoubtedly find the recipe to suit your desires in the list below. 

1. Banana Split Popcorn

This flavored popcorn will easily become your favorite.

This recipe uses chocolate and strawberry jello to create a taste sensation that is nothing short of divine.

It also includes banana pudding mix, white chocolate, and mini marshmallows to enhance its overall taste.

You can also indulge in as much popcorn as you desire without worrying about any additional calories that are included in ice cream. 

2. Birthday Cake Popcorn 

This birthday cake flavored popcorn is ideal for your next big event.

Alternatively, you can devour it yourself without any special occasion! It includes white chocolate bark alongside cake mix and sprinkles.

Your children will definitely adore this flavor, and so will you! If you are a fan of birthday cake, then this is definitely the recipe for you. 

3. Sesame Popcorn

This sesame popcorn is incredibly easy to make and it is also incredibly healthy.

There are only 150 calories per serving and you will be hard pressed to find alternative sweet recipes that are as healthy as this.

All that is required is some sesame oil and seeds, alongside popcorn kernels. This will definitely become of your favorite popcorn flavors. 

4. Bacon And Truffle Popcorn 

If you are a fan of saltier forms of popcorn, then this flavor will be ideal for you.

It is also incredibly easy to make, and is packed with phenomenal flavors.

All that is required is butter, popcorn, truffle salt, parmesan cheese, and bacon!

This is an utterly gourmet style of popcorn that is perfect for lovers of salty food! 

5. Caramel And Coconut Popcorn 

Any recipe that includes coconut is sure to be a winner amongst family and friends!

This caramel and concept infused popcorn includes butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, mini marshmallows (see also ‘31 Best Marshmallow Recipes‘), and brown sugar.

The best part of this popcorn recipe is the inclusion of toasted coconut! If you adore anything sweet and salty, then this popcorn is for you.

It perfectly blends salty and sweet aspects to perfection, making a wonderful gift for any coconut lovers. 

6. Caramel And Apple Popcorn

This popcorn perfectly blends apple and caramel flavors, making it the perfect option for fall and winter movie nights.

It incorporates all of the warming flavors that are ideally suited for the holidays, like apples and cinnamon.

It can easily be made by using apple chips, caramel, brown sugar, corn syrup, and butter.

This popcorn flavor also utilizes vanilla for additional flavor and a hearty essence. 

7. Gourmet Cinnabon Popcorn 

If you are a lover of all things Cinnabon-related, then you will enjoy indulging in this delicious, gourmet popcorn.

All that is required to make this blend is some butter, brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, vanilla, and corn syrup.

Whilst the ingredients may seem extensive with some additional elements like vanilla and almond bark, it is actually one of the most straightforward recipes on this list in regard to gourmet popcorn. 

8. Cookies & Cream Popcorn

This sweet popcorn is incredibly easy to make and is guaranteed to be a winner amongst your loved ones.

All that is required to make this popcorn blend is chocolate cookies (see also ‘18 Amazing Sugar-Free Cookies‘), popcorn, and white candy melts.

It’s advisable to use Oreo cookies (see also ’35 Oreo Desserts‘) or other forms of sandwich cookies for this blend.

This is an incredibly simplistic process, and thus, you will find that you are concocting this blend of popcorn on a regular basis. 

9. Ranch Popcorn 

Ranch is one of the best flavors in regard to savory popcorn. This flavored popcorn perfectly imitates the flavor of cool ranch Doritos.

However, you do not have to hold back when indulging in this particular flavor as this recipe contains far less fat than corn chips!

All that is required is dried ranch mix, alongside butter, parsley, onion powder, parmesan, and popcorn.

10. Garlic, Thyme, And Parmesan Popcorn 

This popcorn consists of a matured taste that is utterly delightful. It can be created using cloves of fresh garlic, parmesan cheese, thyme leaves, and butter.

The amalgamation of these ingredients creates the finest gourmet taste.

If you are planning to have a dinner party, then you should definitely make this popcorn. It is incredibly simple to make also. 

11. Gingerbread Popcorn 

This blend of gingerbread kettle corn is perfectly suited for the Christmas holidays.

The spice mix that is used for flavoring purposes is easy to apply, ensuring that you can make up a large batch and easily mix in your seasoning without too much hassle.

Ingredients like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, white chocolate chips, and ginger blend wonderfully together to provide the most delicious gingerbread taste sensation. 

12. Holiday Popcorn

Regardless of whether or not it is the holiday season, this holiday popcorn is incredibly delicious.

It is perfect for when you want to devour a combination of salty and sweet flavors. Only a handful of ingredients are required in order to make this popcorn also.

All that is required is some popcorn as well as some white chocolate bark and sprinkles. Throwing in some Christmas candy is also advised! 

13. Moose Munch Popcorn

Moose munch popcorn is definitely not a flavor combination to sleep on.

It contains both white chocolate and milk chocolate chips to satisfy every sweet tooth.

It is also contains cashew for that additional salty flavor. If you are a lover of cashews and chocolate, then this blend is for you! 

14. Muddy Buddy Popcorn

Muddy Buddy is an incredible flavor of popcorn that utilizes chocolate chips, peanut butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and coconut oil.

It is one of the easiest forms of gourmet popcorn to make, and contains the same texture and tastes as Muddy Buddy Chex Mix. 

15. Garlic, Rosemary, And Parmesan Popcorn

This unique popcorn flavor perfectly combines rosemary, parmesan cheese, and garlic for a popcorn flavor that is utterly incredible.

Simply combine some butter, popcorn, minced garlic, rosemary, canola oil, and grated parmesan for a flavor sensation that you will crave time and time again.

16. Peanut Butter And Jelly Popcorn

If you want to indulge in a popcorn that your children will adore, then this peanut butter and jelly fusion is definitely the recipe for you.

It also contains actual jelly and peanut butter, so this means that you no longer have to deal with the mess of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for your little ones to enjoy the amalgamation of these flavors. 

17. Peppermint Crunch Popcorn

This popcorn flavor bends white chocolate chips with peppermint extract in order to create a stunning peppermint flavor.

The Andes baking chips pack an additional peppermint crunch that is perfect for the holiday season. 

18. Caramel And Pumpkin Popcorn

If you are a lover of all things pumpkin-spiced, then this is the perfect recipe for you.

This popcorn contains pumpkin pie spice that provides the perfect autumnal-feel.

The addition of caramel enhances the sweet flavor of this popcorn.

It can be prepared in a matter of minutes before being baked in an oven for an hour in order to seal in these incredible flavors. 

19. Reese’s Peanut Butter Popcorn

If you are a lover of Reese’s pieces, then this is the perfect gourmet popcorn for you!

This recipe fuses mini peanut butter cups and delicious popcorn.

This is the perfect recipe for fusing both sweet and salty tastes and your children are guaranteed to love it! 

20. Rosemary And Dark Chocolate Popcorn

If you desire a unique taste to your popcorn, then fusing it with rosemary, olive oil, and dark chocolate is the way forward.

This recipe can be easily made using simple ingredients, and you can also add as much salt as you desire! 

21. Salted Caramel Chocolate Popcorn

This flavored popcorn fuses two popular flavors to create a tantalizing taste.

The use of salted caramel and chocolate has become incredibly popular over recent years, and for a good reason!

This gourmet recipe is easy to follow, and you will not be disappointed with the results!

22. Samoas Popcorn

If you are a fan of Samoas Girl Scout cookies, then this is the popcorn recipe for you.

This recipe perfectly replicates the taste of those cookies, and its also incredibly easy to follow.

You will only need some brown sugar, vanilla, coconut, butter, shortbread, and chocolate. 

23. Paprika And Parmesan Popcorn

Simply fuse some paprika, ground black pepper, and parmesan together in order to create this gourmet popcorn that is packed with glorious flavor.

If you are looking for the perfect blend of salty and spicy, then this is the recipe for you. 

24. S’mores Popcorn

This is the perfect treat to indulge in whenever it is too cold outside.

All you need is some Golden Graham cereal, popcorn, mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips.

This delicious popcorn treat can be made using only these four ingredients and your loved ones will thank you for days! 

25. Snickers Popcorn

If you are a lover of snickers bars, then this popcorn recipe is the one for you!

Drizzle on some homemade caramel with some melted chocolate chips, alongside some fun-sized snickers bars.

You will not be disappointed once you have tasted the nutty sensation that is this flavored popcorn. 

26. Wasabi Popcorn

On first impressions, you may have recoiled at the name of this popcorn.

However, this popcorn blend is guaranteed to leave you wanting more.

If you adore everything that is both sweet and spicy, then this is the recipe for you.

Simply blend some wasabi powder, cayenne pepper, canola oil, butter, salt, and brown sugar in order to create the perfectly amalgamated blend. 

27. Sriracha And Lime Popcorn

An alternative savory blend of popcorn comes in the form of sriracha and lime popcorn!

This is ideal for summer nights on the balcony, or winter evenings by the fire.

The combination of lime and sriracha is utterly delicious and guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.

Adding some fresh cilantro is also recommended. 

28. Almond Butter And Chocolate Pretzel Popcorn

This popcorn incorporates mini chocolate pretzels and almond butter to create the ultimate taste sensation.

You will not be disappointed after you have tried this sweet treat. It is also incredibly simple to make and is perfect for special occasions. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What Is The Most Popular Popcorn Flavor?

Butter is the most popular flavor of popcorn. However, the unique blends that have been outlined in this article are far more preferable in my opinion!

How Long Does Flavored Popcorn Last?

Unopened flavored popcorn will last for approximately 2 months prior to expiration. 


To conclude, the 28 popcorn blends that I have outlined above showcase a wide range of flavors that are guaranteed to fulfill your wildest desires for popcorn!

All of these recipes are incredibly easy to follow and require a handful of ingredients to make.

28 Best Flavored Popcorn Recipes

28 Best Flavored Popcorn Recipes

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