Sweet and Sassy Popcorn


This is a DIY version of popcorn seasoning. The smoky and sweet flavors of this snack are almost BBQ-like. Make it as spicy as you like!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 servings


  • cup vegetable oil

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 (2.9 ounce) bag microwave popcorn, popped


  1. Stir oil, honey, paprika, cayenne pepper, and black pepper together in a small, microwave-safe bowl. Heat on high until the honey is melted, about 30 seconds; stir.

  2. Pour popped popcorn into a large serving bowl. Drizzle oil mixture over popcorn and toss to coat.

Cook's Note:

If you are using plain popcorn, add salt to oil mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

632 Calories
49g Fat
51g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 632
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 62%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Sodium 365mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 157mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.