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25 Creative Homemade Popcorn Recipes

Though popcorn is most commonly associated with the fall season and outdoor sports like baseball, the history of this simple snack can be traced back to 4700 BC.

And the reason for popcorn’s staying power is clear —— it’s incredibly fun to eat! Whether you keep things simple with just a bit of butter and salt, or layer on a host of salty sweet goodies, popcorn is the perfect fall treat. Next time you pop up a batch, get creative with one of these 25 deliciously unique popcorn recipes!

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    25 Creative Homemade Popcorn Recipes

    From savory to sweet, here are 25 unique and delicious homemade popcorn recipes for you to cook up this fall!

  • Samoa Popcorn 2 of 26
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    OK, so everyone loves Samoas, right? Well, now you can have them in popcorn form! From toasted coconut to melty chocolate to a hint a sweet and salty, this crazy delicious popcorn is sure to fill your Samoa craving (at least temporarily).
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Old Bay Popcorn 3 of 26
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    This incredible popcorn has two secrets. The first is that it's cooked to perfection on the stove top and the second is the simple but irresistible flavors of Old Bay seasoning and butter.  
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Chocolate-Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls 4 of 26
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    These gorgeous chocolate-covered caramel popcorn balls are every bit as delicious as they look.
    Diethood has the recipe
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  • Classic Caramel Corn 5 of 26
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    This is it —— the classic recipe for from scratch, sweet and smoky kettle-cooked caramel corn. You're welcome.
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Coconut Curry Popcorn 6 of 26
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    Coconut and curry happen to be an excellent combination, especially where a bowl of light, crunchy popcorn is concerned.
    The Tomato Tart has the recipe
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  • Coconut Oil Popcorn 7 of 26
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    This simple stovetop popcorn recipe features a smidge of spice complemented by lightly sweet, super fragrant coconut oil.
    Persnickity Plates has the recipe
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  • Caramel Cashew Corn 8 of 26
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    Rich cashews and gooey sweet caramel are the perfect combination for a sweet tooth-sating popcorn snack.
    Yummy Healthy Easy has the recipe
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  • Buffalo Ranch Popcorn 9 of 26
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    Popcorn is basically a blank slate just waiting for an amazing array of flavors, so why stick with just butter and salt? Instead, throw everyone for a delicious loop with this ultra flavorful buffalo ranch popcorn!
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Bacon Truffle Kettle Corn 10 of 26
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    If you make this bacon truffle kettle corn for me, I will love you forever. Along those lines, this recipe is sure to have your guests swooning over your popcorn prowess.
    Shockingly Delicious has the recipe
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  • Cinnamon Chili Popcorn 11 of 26
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    Get creative with your popcorn flavors! This cinnamon chili popcorn is a little bit fragrant, a little bit spicy, and all awesome.
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Salted Chocolate Caramel Popcorn 12 of 26
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    This salted chocolate caramel popcorn is the ultimate sweet snack!
    Diethood has the recipe
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  • Simple Bacon Popcorn 13 of 26
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    You know an easy way to make over-the-top delicious popcorn? Add a little bacon fat! Who knew something this simple could taste so good?
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Turtle Popcorn 14 of 26
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    This incredible turtle popcorn recipe is brimming with sweet, gooey goodness.
    Cravings of a Lunatic has the recipe
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  • Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn 15 of 26
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    Keep things fresh and simple with this delicious recipe for rosemary Parmesan popcorn.
    Taste Love Nourish has the recipe
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  • Browned Butter Snickerdoodle Popcorn 16 of 26
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    Brown butter brings a rich and nutty flavor to this cinnamon-infused popcorn recipe.
    I Heart Eating has the recipe
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  • Tandoori Spiced Popcorn 17 of 26
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    Spice up a bowl of classic buttered popcorn with a taste of India! This tandoori spice popcorn couldn't be easier to make!
    Macro Mama has the recipe
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  • Sriracha Popcorn 18 of 26
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    Spice things up with this easy, delicious recipe for sriracha popcorn.
    The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen has the recipe
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  • Spicy Sweet Curried Popcorn 19 of 26
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    This spicy sweet curried popcorn features an array of spices and just a touch of honey for the ultimate in snacking satisfaction.
    Savory Simple has the recipe
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  • Maple Bacon Caramel Corn 20 of 26
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    Sweet, savory, and totally awesome, this recipe makes for total popcorn magic!
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal

  • Bacon Maple Bourbon Coffee Caramel Corn 21 of 26
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    Did you read that header? The only way this popcorn could be any better is if it could somehow have ice cream too. As it is though, just one batch of this stuff is sure to win you legions of adoring fans.
    Cooking with Books has the recipe
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  • Salted Beer Caramel Corn 22 of 26
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    I'm not going to lie, this recipe had me at beer. But with caramel too? Snack time just got amazing.
    The Beeroness has the recipe
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  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Popcorn 23 of 26
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    Why should the classic PB&J be relegated to the sandwich? For a deliciously creative twist, have it on some popcorn instead!
    Home Cooking Memories has the recipe
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  • Toasted Sesame and Almond Caramel Popcorn 24 of 26
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    This creative popcorn features nutty toasted sesame seeds, almonds, and caramel for a sweet and salty, totally tasty snack.
    Miss in the Kitchen has the recipe
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  • Sriracha Caramel Corn 25 of 26
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    Sweet, smoky, and spicy flavors make this sriracha caramel corn a recipe to remember.
    Domestic Fits has the recipe
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  • Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn 26 of 26
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    Rich, nutty, sweet, and smoky flavors make this creative peanut butter caramel popcorn recipe a huge hit with kids and grown-ups alike!
    Like Mother Like Daughter has the recipe
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