I always knew it was a versatile snack but I never imagined just how many potential varieties of popcorn there are. The mind boggles. Plain popcorn is a brilliant carrier for flavors and sweet or savory - doesn't matter - the sky's the limit. You're sure to find a favorite - too many favorites, maybe - in these varieties of popcorn.
1. Salted Caramel Popcorn
If there's one thing about all the following varieties of popcorn it's not to be intimidated by any. Generally, if a flavor works away from popcorn, it's going to work with popcorn. Salted caramel is being used in all sorts of dishes and recipes. Makes sense it goes great on popcorn.
2. Coconut "Carmel" Popcorn
Another fabulous use for coconut oil you might not have thought of.
3. Confetti Popcorn
Never has popcorn looked so pretty.
5. Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn
A match made in heaven.
6. Caramel Nutella Popcorn
One of the best if you like your popcorn flavors to be sweet and yummy.
7. Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn
Some varieties of popcorn are just sooo simple.
8. Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn
Ooey, gooey and delish.
9. Candy Cane Butter Popcorn
Make for holiday gifts (hide it away from the family though)
10. S'mores Popcorn
No need to worry about there being no campfire when you can make s'mores popcorn.
11. Christmas Crunch Popcorn
Now you know what to do with those Christmas M&Ms.
12. Red Hot Popcorn
Easily made with melted red hot candies.
13. Buttery Cajun Popcorn
I'm looking forward to trying some spicy varieties of popcorn.
14. Parmesan Garlic Popcorn
Parmesan is a really good ingredient for savory popcorn.
15. Brownie Batter Cookie Dough Popcorn
No list of recipes and ideas is complete without the appearance of cookie dough.
16. Caramel Popcorn
You'll have to make this to test out the claim it's the best chewy caramel popcorn ever.
17. Halloween Party Popcorn
Sweet and salty and super-crunchy.
18. Cheesy Taco Popcorn
The flavoring in this is actually nutritional yeast, not cheese.
19. Buffalo Parmesan Popcorn
Who can resist popcorn smothered in a spicy, buttery buffalo sauce?
20. Oreo Popcorn
Another of our favorites gets the popcorn treatment.
21. Peanut Butter Popcorn
22. Parmesan Ranch Popcorn
Parmesan and ranch? Yum yum in my tum.
23. Bunny Tails Popcorn
Some flavors for popcorn are just perfect for certain occasions - like this one for Easter.
24. Italian Breadstick Popcorn
The classic flavors of garlic, basil, parsley, olive oil and salt work just as well with popcorn as with breadsticks.
25. Lemon Popcorn
Citrus meets salty and sweet.
26. Rainbow Popcorn
This is just a case of using different food colorings on small batches of your chosen flavor of popcorn and mixing them together.
27. Twix Caramel Popcorn
Jazz up your basic caramel popcorn with chunks of your favorite chocolate or candy bar.
28. Ranch Popcorn
Made in just 3 minutes. Now that's what you call fast food.
29. Lucky Charms Popcorn
Make for St. Patrick's Day or just because you love Lucky Charms.
30. Christmas Popcorn
What could be easier than mixing popcorn with melted white chocolate and adding Christmas colored sprinkles. And for other times of the year, change the color of your sprinkles.
31. Hot Cocoa Popcorn
How do you get popcorn to taste like hot cocoa? You mix it with cocoa powder, sugar and a bit of cinnamon. Sprinkle chocolate chips & mini marshmallows and you're set.
32. Pink Trash Popcorn
Made with Pink Wilton Candy Melts and Golden Oreos.
33. Pizza Popcorn
Via Pizza Popcorn
Popcorn gets the Italian treatment.
34. Orange Dreamsicle Popcorn
You can make some yummy varieties of popcorn with so few ingredients. This one takes just three.
35. Cake Batter Popcorn
And this one is just 4 and you can make it in under 5 minutes.
36. Vanilla Protein Popcorn
The perfect vegan snack.
37. Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn
A perfect combination of salty popcorn and sweet peppermint. And chocolate. Of course. You mustn't forget the chocolate!
38. Lemon, Parmesan and Black Pepper Popcorn
I'm not a fan of black pepper so this is one of the popcorn varieties I won't be trying.
39. Cilantro-Lime Popcorn
DIY gourmet popcorn.
40. Cinnamon Bun Popcorn
This smells heavenly and tastes divine.
41. Peppermint Candy Cane Popcorn
Can you wait for the holidays?
42. Almond Joy Party Popcorn
A really great way to use Almond Joy bars.
43. Browned Butter Rosemary Popcorn
Another of the savory popcorns with a Mediterranean flavor.
44. Cajun Popcorn Recipe
And from the Med, it's back to the USA and the Old South.
45. Churro Popcorn
Via Food | Babble
The taste of the carnival.
46. KOOL-AID POPCORN
I've no idea what Kool-Aid is and we don't have it in the UK, but those colors look toxic ^_^
47. Key Lime White Chocolate Popcorn
For when you want a taste of the Tropics.
48. Chicago Mix Popcorn
A copycat of Garretts famous popcorn.
49. White Chocolate Popcorn
Leave it just as is with only chocolate or add some M&Ms.
50. Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn
Chop up some peppermint patties and drizzle some melted chocolate and you're good to go.
51. Goblin's Orange Popcorn
Sweet, salty and buttery.
52. Coffee Toffee Popcorn
A different way to get a caffeine boost than a cup of Joe.
53. Red Hot Popcorn
Any time red is called for, this popcorn comes to the fore
54. Sea Salt Honey Butter Popcorn
It's a cold evening so snuggle up on the couch, get under a cuddly throw, put your favorite movie on and reach for the popcorn.
55. Pecan Caramel Popcorn
Add your favorite nuts to a basic caramel popcorn recipe.
56. Muddy Buddy Popcorn
Make enough to share with your special buddy.
57. Parmesan Thyme Popcorn with Browned Butter
Cordon Bleu popcorn.
58. Samoas Popcorn
Recreate the popular cookies in popcorn form.
59. Peanut Butter Reese's Popcorn
I wouldn't be able to resist this.
60. Mexican Popcorn
Lots of spices combine to bring you the taste from south of the border.
61. Fudge Mint Popcorn
Fudgy and minty and chocolaty. What's there not to like?
62. Gingerbread Popcorn
Thanksgiving snack? Holiday snack? Holiday gift? Yes to all three.
63. Vanilla Popcorn
Via Vanilla Popcorn
Sometimes, just sometimes, you want your popcorn flavors to be as simple as they come.
64. Pumpkin Spice Popcorn
Serve this with pre-dinner drinks for Thanksgiving.
65. White Chocolate Pumpkin Popcorn
But don't serve this with pre-dinner drinks on Thanksgiving because it's too irresistible and no one will stop at a just a few kernels.
66. Sriracha Sesame Ginger Popcorn
This will spice up your life.
67. Red Velvet Popcorn
Bake your own red velvet cake or make up a boxed mix. Break it up. add to popcorn with melted white chocolate and hey presto, red velvet popcorn. Going to make some to share with your hunny on Valentine's Day?
68. Old Bay Seasoned Popcorn
I've not tried Old Bay seasoning but apparently it makes this popcorn taste like crab.
69. Chocolate Toffee Gourmet Popcorn
For this you need Dark Chocolate Almond Laceys and some Chocolate Candy Melts.
70. Hot Sauce and Pickle Juice Popcorn
I had to read the title of this recipe twice. pickle juice? Really? I love pickles and I love hot sauce. Maybe I would give this a try.
71. Banana Crunch Popcorn
Don't know what to do with banana pudding? Betcha never
thought about using it for popcorn?
72. Spiced Chocolate Popcorn
If you've never tried anything with chili and chocolate, you really should and this is a good place to start.
73. Salted Caramel Easter Popcorn
Would you pull out the mini eggs to eat them separately? Yeah. Me too!
74. Cinnabon Popcorn
How long will you be able to resist dipping into this?
75. Spicy Caramel Bacon Popcorn
It's obscene that bacon tastes so goods in so many ways.
76. Banana Split Popcorn
I wonder if there's enough banana in this for it to count towards your 5-a-day ^_^
77. Butterscotch Popcorn
Am loving these varieties of popcorn that take few ingredients (4 in this case)
78. Chili Lime Popcorn
I can't make up my mind if this is Thai or Mexican inspired. Heck who cares - it's great anyway.
79. Maple Pumpkin Spice Popcorn
Well whichever nation inspired the previous flavor, it's obvious this is all home-grown American.
80. Salted Caramel Almond Pretzel Popcorn
Be careful of the salt in this one - you're getting a double dose with the salted caramel and the pretzels.
81. Cookies and Cream Popcorn
Of course it's Oreos but I reckon Gypsy Creams ( a UK cookie) would work just as well.
82. Movie Popcorn
I think I would throw some jelly beans or some fruit gums in there too!
83. Maple Bacon Bourbon Popcorn
This has got me thinking. I wonder what other varieties of popcorn there are containing alcohol? Know of any?
84. Bacon S'Mores Popcorn
There are very few things that can improve s'mores, but bacon will do it.
85. Taco Popcorn
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Packed with those special seasonings that give tacos their special taste.
I hope you will find many flavors of popcorn here that will dance on your taste buds. Was your favorite here? Do you have a special recipe you can share with us?