Homemade Cheddar Popcorn Recipe

Popcorn is quick and easy but can get a little boring. Spice up your regular microwave popcorn with this spicy mix. The best part is you can control the level of spice and cheese. If you don’t like spicy foods, just omit the cayenne pepper.

Homemade Cheddar Popcorn Recipe

How To Make Homemade Cheddar Popcorn

This Homemade Cheddar Popcorn is the cheesy bowl of snacks you need for movie night. A quick and fun recipe to try, it turns a bland ol' popcorn into a treat you'll be munching on an entire night!

Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup cheese powder
  • ¼ tsp mustard powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 cups popcorn, popped
  • salt


  1. In a heat-safe bowl, melt the butter in the microwave for 10 seconds or until melted.

  2. Combine the butter, cheese powder, mustard powder, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

  3. In a large bag or container, combine the cheese mixture and popped popcorn. Shake well.

  4. Top it off with salt and grab a bowl of Homemade Cheddar Popcorn for a movie night!


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 54mg
  • Calories: 148kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 36mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 144mg
  • Vitamin A: 562IU
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