Cheddar Cheese Popcorn

October 01, 2021

Cheddar Cheese Popcorn

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Homemade Cheddar Cheese Popcorn (Perfect for Movie Nights!)

Easy Homemade Cheddar Cheese Popcorn! Just like the kind you buy in tins at Christmas. The best part is it takes just five minutes to make and is done 100% in the microwave!

Yield 6 servings

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 0 minutes

Total Time 5 minutes

Course Snack

Cuisine American

Author Sabrina Snyder



  • 6 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 6 cups popped popcorn or 1/3 cups popcorn kernels

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Put a 1/3 of a cup of kernels in a medium brown paper bag.
  • Roll the top of it closed.
  • Microwave until the kernels stop popping at the rate of at least 1 per second.
  • In a large brown paper bag, combine the popcorn and butter by shaking the bag while pouring the butter in a slow stream.
  • Once all the butter is in, roll the bag closed and shake it REALLY well.
  • Combine the cheddar cheese powder, mustard powder and salt in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle over the popcorn while shaking the bag.
  • Roll it back up and shake vigorously.
  • Enjoy immediately!


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