Stovetop Dark Chocolate Popcorn


Cooked in a popcorn kettle, this chocolate popcorn is a quick sweet tooth fix slightly reminiscent of Cocoa Pebbles®!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
6 cups


  • ½ cup unpopped popcorn

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • cup white sugar, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder


  1. Heat a popcorn kettle or pot over medium heat. Add popcorn, oil, sugar, and cocoa powder to the kettle. Cook, turning the handle slowly, until popping slows to 3 seconds between pops.

Cook's Note:

You can use a Dutch oven instead of a popcorn kettle if preferred. Make sure to shake the Dutch oven constantly while the popcorn pops.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

94 Calories
5g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 94
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 31mg 1%

* 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.

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