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Leah's Party Popcorn Recipe

Leah's Party Popcorn Recipe

Popcorn is good just about any way, but spicing it up makes it all the more special. I love this recipe because so many people enjoy it! Pile it in bowls for parties or spoon individual portions into sealed bags for take-home treats. —Leah Steenberg, Circle Pines, MN
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 4 quarts popped popcorn
  • 2 cups miniature sesame breadsticks or sesame sticks
  • 2 cups mixed nuts
  • 1 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 cup salted pumpkin seeds or pepitas
  • 1 cup potato sticks, optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. If desired, stir in potato sticks. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Drizzle over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake 10-15 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 5 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 4 quarts.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without potato sticks) equals 184 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 299 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.