Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day with this totally delicious, totally sweet and totally simple popcorn recipe! But really, do we even need a reason to celebrate sugar cookies? ūüėČ




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1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who tag a friend in the comments on THIS Instagram Post, follow @KernelSeasons on Instagram and who are¬†18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of¬†the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Kernel Season’s, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the ‚ÄúEmployees‚ÄĚ), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
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One good thing about adulting?! Peach Sangria Popcorn! Perfect for a weeknight movie after the kids go to bed or a weekend spent with friends, we’ve got the recipe for the BEST summertime snack. ūüôā¬†




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Looking for Santa’s favorite treat? Have some in-laws you want to impress? Maybe just need something that will take your breath away (or at least make your breath smell good)? Enter: White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn. ūüôā¬†






Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

Even though it’s the end of Summer, we’re still feeling hot, hot, hot! This Jalape√Īo Popper Popcorn recipe will have you feeling the heat as we say goodbye to Summertime. We’re also introducing our NEW Spicy Movie Theater Butter!¬†


Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

 Р6 cups popped popcorn

Kernel Season’s Spicy Movie Theater Butter

– ¬†1/3 cup pickled jalape√Īos

Р 6-8 slices thick cut bacon (cooked crispy)

Р 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


1) Prepare popcorn. For this recipe it is important to use your stove top

1.5) Add 3 Tbsp of KS Spicy Movie Theater Butter to a large pot. Drop 3 kernels in, cover and turn heat to medium high

1.75) Once kernels have popped add 1/2 cup of kernels and shake pot gently until popping has stopped

Jalapeno Popper Popcoprn

2) Cook bacon until crispy (we prefer to cook ours in the oven at 400¬į for 15-20 minutes)

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

3) While bacon is cooking, chop pickled jalape√Īos into small pieces

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

4) Once bacon has cooled turn oven down to 250¬į and chop bacon into bite size pieces

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

5) For a little extra kick, drizzle 1-2 Tbsp of Spicy Movie Theater Butter over freshly popped popcorn

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

6) Now it’s time for the fun part, add chopped jalape√Īos and bacon to popcorn; stir until evenly incorporated

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

7) Once everything is set, add popcorn to a lined baking sheet, sprinkle shredded cheese on top

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

* We added a few sliced jalapenos on top, we like the extra heat ūüėČ *

8) Bake at 250¬į until cheese has melted

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

9) Add to a bowl and enjoy!

Jalapeno Popper Popcorn

New to our popcorn blog? Welcome! Want to see all the deliciousness you‚Äôve been missing out on? We don‚Äôt blame you ūüôā Summer has come to an end but that doesn’t mean you can’t have one last hurrah with the kiddos. Check out our last blog post, DIY End of Summer Popcorn Stand for some fun in the sun with the family these last few weekends of “summer”!¬†

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Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

Summer ‚úĒÔłŹ, Watermelon ‚úĒÔłŹ, Popcorn ‚úĒÔłŹ‚úĒÔłŹ. Well, it looks like you’re Summer ready with this easy Watermelon ūüćȬ†Popcorn Recipe!¬†


Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

– 6 cups popped popcorn

Р 1 package Vanilla Almond Bark

Р 1/2 box watermelon Jell-O mix

Р 2 Tbsp chocolate sprinkles (or anything that looks like watermelon seeds!)

– * optional: green food coloring gel


1. Prepare popcorn

2. Melt Almond Bark, following package instructions

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

3. Stir until evenly coated

4. If taking the optional step, divide popcorn (evenly) into two bows

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

5. In bowl number 1, add watermelon Jell-O

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

6. Stir until all your kernels are covered (mmmmmm, yum)

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

7. Add sprinkles! Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

8. Add 3-4 drops of your green gel good coloring (adding the gel food coloring after mixing in the almond bark prevents the almond bark from clumping and hardening)

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

9. Spread popcorn onto parchment paper or foil and allow to cool

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

10. Once cooled, add popcorn to a serving bowl and enjoy!

Watermelon Popcorn Recipe

New to our popcorn blog and want to see all the deliciousness you’ve been missing out on? We don’t blame you :). Take a look at last week’s fresh and delicious Lemon Poppy Seed Popcorn. Your favorite Sunday breakfast in popcorn form!

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Chunky Monkey Popcorn

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy your favorite ice cream flavor with a popcorn twist, of course! Say hello to our newest addition, Chunky Monkey Popcorn! You’re welcome ūüėȬ†


Chunky Monkey Popcorn


1) Prepare popcorn 

2) Melt Vanilla Almond Bark following package instructions and pour over popcornChunky Monkey Popcorn

3) Sprinkle on banana cream pudding mix Chunky Monkey Popcorn4) Add banana chips and mini chocolate chips

Chunky Monkey Popcorn

5) Mix, mix, mix Chunky Monkey Popcorn

6) You’ve waited long enough,¬†now drizzle on some Chocolate Drizzle Brittle and dig in. It’s time to enjoy your popcorn creation!¬†

Chunky Monkey Popcorn

New to the blog and want to see all the deliciousness you’ve been missing out on? We don’t blame you ;). Take a look at last week’s Pina Colada Popcorn recipe!¬†

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When your favorite milkshake becomes a popcorn recipe, magical things happen. Homemade Chocolate Malted Milkshake Popcorn is going to be your new favorite sweet midnight snack, we can guarantee it! ūüėȬ†


Р 6 cups popped popcorn

Р 1 package Chocolate Almond Bark

Р 1/2 cup malt powder (plus some for sprinkling on top)


Р Prepare popcorn

Р Melt chocolate following package instructions

Р Pour over popcorn and stir until completely coated

Р Add malt powder immediately and stir

Р Line a baking sheet with parchment and spread out popcorn

Р Allow to cool and for chocolate to set before serving

Р Dust top with extra malt powder

– Enjoy!

If you missed our island in the sun Boozy Banana Popcorn Recipe last week, not to worry! Check it out here to take your taste buds back to the tropics. 

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn

When you need that little extra kick, this Mexican Hot Chocolate Popcorn recipe is exactly what you’re looking for. ¬†Rich, chocolaty popcorn with a kick of spice.¬†


Р 6 cups prepared popcorn 

Р Chocolate almond bark (1 package)

Р 1/2 cup hot chocolate mix 

Р 1 Tbsp cayenne pepper (more depending on personal preference  and taste) 


Р Prepare popcorn

Р Melt almond bark following package instructions

Р Add popcorn and melted almond bark to a bag (plastic works best) and shake until evenly coated

РAdd hot chocolate mix and cayenne pepper to the bag and shake until popcorn is evenly coated 

Р Spread onto parchment paper and allow to cool and for chocolate to set 

Miss last week’s National Popcorn Day Post? Check out two easy ¬†and delicious DIY ways to pop popcorn at home with items you already have in your kitchen, here!¬†

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January 19th holds a very special place in our hearts here at Kernel Season’s! And no, it’s not our birthday. ¬†It’s National Popcorn Day, of course! We’re sharing two quick DIY tricks to help you celebrate National Popcorn Day at home with items you already have in your kitchen! ¬†It doesn’t get much easier than that.

#1 The good ol’ paper bag

When popping popcorn, not many think to grab a good ol’ paper bag that we all seem to have lying around. ¬†But this is one of our favorite ways to make popcorn at home. Not only does it take 2 minutes, start to finish, it comes out perfect, every time.¬†


What you’ll need:Popping popcorn in a paper bag

– 1 lunch size paper bag

Р 1/4 cup popping kernels

How to pop:

– Add 1/4 cup of popcorn kernel into your paper bag

– Fold over the top of the bag 2-3 times so the kernels don’t pop out

– Set in microwave and cook for 2 minutes or until popping starts to slow down







Easy, easy, easy! Popping your popcorn in a paper bag gives you delicious, plain popcorn that you can do wonders with! Add a little Movie Theater Butter and your favorite seasoning, then sit back, relax and enjoy your family movie night! 

#2 Your stove and best pot

If you like to take more of the traditional, classic way of popping popcorn, grab the biggest pot you have.  Popping popcorn on the stove is a great and delicious way to get ready for family movie night. Not only will the kiddos be at your side waiting for their movie snack, but will love waiting and listening for the first kernel to POP!


What you’ll need:Popping popcorn on the stove

РThe largest pot you have 

Р 1/4 cup Movie Theater Butter (or any type of oil you like, canola, coconut, etc.)

Р 2/3 cup popping kernels

How to pop:

Р Add oil and 3 kernels to your large pot 

– Cover and place over medium high heat until all 3 kernels pop

РOnce popped, take 3 kernels out and add the rest of the popping kernels 

Р Cover and remove from heat for 30 seconds 

РPlace pot back on heat, shaking occasionally until the popping slows down (about 2 minutes) 

– Remove from heat and remove lid to allow steam to escape


And voila! Delicious, warm, crispy¬†popcorn ready in a flash. Add extra butter or your favorite popcorn seasoning flavor to really top it off. Movie night just got easier and way less expensive! (Yes movie theater popcorn is delicious, but just wait until your try your own homemade popcorn! ūüėČ )¬†

Surprise! Today only, 25% off your order if you purchase popcorn toppings on kernelseasons.com! Use the code POPANDTOP2017 at checkout. ¬†Happy National Popcorn Day ūüôā¬†

What’s your favorite way to pop popcorn? Share it with us! ¬†If you missed last week’s delicious Cookie Dough Popcorn, not to worry, we put the link right here for you! Trust us when we say this will be the best popcorn you’ll ever make, and you don’t even need to preheat the oven ;). As always, give us a like on Facebook for the greatest popcorn recipes and a follow on Instagram to catch up on all things¬†Kernel Season’s!¬†