Super-Garlic Butter Flavored Popcorn

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by lisar

We love popcorn at our house and not the stuff that comes in a microwavable bag. We use a hot air popcorn popper and then have fun with our flavors. This recipe is soo good, especially if you are a garlic lover. I crave this, I do! Sometimes I will throw in some freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Mmmm. From Cooks Illustrated.

Top Review by Kris B.

The only problem I had was that 4 tbsp of butter wasn't quite enough to spread through my popcorn, since I don't have one of those popper things that distributes the butter evenly. Added some olive oil since I didn't feel like melting more butter, and it's great. Also, I think 4 cloves of garlic is just a starting point. More garlic never hurts.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 -4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 3 -4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper


  1. Add minced garlic cloves to the butter that has been melted in a skillet(I cheat and do this in the microwave),.
  2. Saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Toss with hot popcorn.

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