Pinnable Popcorn Recipes For the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Popcorn is not just for movies anymore. The proliferation of popcorn bars around the Texas Hill Country should tell you that people pop for popcorn. And, why not? Popcorn is a whole grain, making it a healthier option than chips, and with the many popcorn recipes available, you can make it sweet, savory, salty, or a little of all three. Why not try your hand at making your own popcorn snacks this holiday season? You’ll please your friends and family, and they’ll get a tasty treat that’s perfect for gatherings. And yes, you can still make these popcorn snacks for Netflix binges or movie watching at home.

Birthday Cake Popcorn

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Photo: Pinterest/Lil’ Luna

Who doesn’t like birthday cake? Lil’ Luna takes the flavors of birthday cake, even the sprinkles, and incorporates them into this popcorn recipe. And to get the perfect flavor, there’s even a little cake mix added to the dish. Try this for a birthday party or any other celebration. Change the sprinkles to match the décor for a recipe that easily adapts to any holiday.

Peanut Butter Popcorn

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Photo: Pinterest/Two Sisters Crafting

Peanut butter lovers, rejoice! Two Sisters Crafting has presented one of the most peanut butter packed popcorn recipes imaginable. This recipe uses both peanut butter and peanut butter M&Ms in the dish to create a chocolaty, nutty sensation that will please anyone from ages 6 to 76. Whether you prefer peanut butter or chocolate-covered peanut butter treats, this should be the next popcorn recipe you make.

Moose Munch

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Photo: Pinterest/Eazy Peazy Mealz

You may be thinking, “But there are no moose in Texas,” and you’d be right, but this Moose Munch from Eazy Peazy Mealz tastes delicious wherever you are. This caramel popcorn has a drizzle of chocolate, and it includes pecans, which are the only commercial nut of Texas. If you have a source for local pecans, grab those to make this snack even better. You may never go back to plain caramel corn again.

Homemade Kettle Corn

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Photo: Pinterest/Yummy Healthy Easy

A staple of fairs and amusement parks, kettle corn doesn’t require you to buy a ticket to enjoy. Thanks to this recipe from Yummy Healthy Easy, you can make your own kettle corn. If some popcorn recipes sound a little too ambitious for you, start out with this easy one for a sweet and salty treat.

White Chocolate Holiday Popcorn Mix

Popcorn recipes white chocolate holiday popcorn

Photo: Pinterest/Love Grows Wild

Quick and easy, this holiday popcorn snack from Love Grows Wild adapts well to whatever your personal tastes are and what you have on hand. Don’t have M&Ms? Use another small candy instead. What really makes this recipe stand out are its simplicity and beauty. The colorful candies and sprinkles contrast well with the white chocolate-covered popcorn, and all the flavors meld perfectly together. For a simple, yet elegant popcorn treat, try this recipe.