Popcorn Recipe (Cheetos Copycat)

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Popcorn Recipe (Cheetos Copycat)

How To Make Popcorn (Cheetos Copycat)

Ready in 25 minutes, this Cheetos copycat popcorn recipe serves cheesy and crunchy goodies using 5 ingredients for quick and easy snacks.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2tbspcoconut oil
  • ½cuppopcorn kernels
  • ½tspseasoned salt
  • 2ozcheddar cheese powder,of the cheese mix from a box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese or ⅓ cup Cheddar cheese powder
  • 3cupsCheetos


  1. Place the oil into a large heavy-bottomed pot over high heat.

  2. Add popcorn and seasoned salt.

  3. Place a lid on the pot.

  4. Gently shake the pot as the popcorn cooks.

  5. Cook until 90% of the popcorn pops.

  6. Remove the popcorn from the heat.

  7. Place the popcorn in a large bowl.

  8. Quickly sprinkle the Cheddar cheese powder over the popcorn. Stir well to coat the popcorn with the cheese powder.

  9. Add Cheetos and stir to combine.

  10. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 71.56kcal
  • Fat: 4.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.50g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.95g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 0.11g
  • Protein: 2.07g
  • Cholesterol: 5.79mg
  • Sodium: 42.02mg
  • Calcium: 40.71mg
  • Potassium: 22.47mg
  • Iron: 0.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 15.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.13mg
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