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Jalapeno Cheese Popcorn Recipe featured by top US food blog, Among the Young

Jalapeno Cheese Popcorn Recipe

Course Appetizer / Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Kaylynn Young


  • 1/4 c. Vegetable oil (more below)
  • 2 TB Vegetable oil
  • 2/3 c. unpopped popcorn kernels
  • 1 Jalapeño Macaroni and Cheese packet
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 TB melted butter
  • Salt optional


  1. In a small bowl, combine Jalapeño packet and garlic.
  2. In a large pot, heat the oil and pop the corn.
  3. Transfer popcorn to a large bowl.
  4. Add all of the butter and half of the seasoning mixture.
  5. Toss.
  6. Add remaining seasoning.
  7. Toss your jalapeno cheese popcorn.

  8. Add salt if desired.