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    Bayou Popcorn Spice

    3 T. paprika
    1 T. garlic powder
    2 tsp. onion powder
    1 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
    1 tsp. dried thyme
    1 tsp. dried oregano
    1 tsp. brown sugar
    1 tsp. ground black pepper
    1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

    Also need a few packs of microwave popcorn.


    In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients until well blended. Store in an airtight container or mini ziploc bag. Give as a gift with a few packs of microwave popcorn and the serving instructions below.

    To serve: Microwave popcorn according to package directions. Open bag and sprinkle 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of seasoning mix, or more to taste, over the popcorn. Hold the top of the bag closed and shake until popcorn is coated well.



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    Chocolate Lovers Popcorn Mix

    1 cup milk chocolate chips
    1/2 cup walnut pieces
    2 T. instant malted milk powder or presweetened cocoa mix


    Combine together and give as a gift with one package of microwave popcorn and the serving instructions below.

    To serve: Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Open bag and immediately add flavoring mix to the bag. Close bag and shake to coat well.

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    Chocolate Cinnamon Popcorn Spice Mix


    1/2 cup confectioners sugar
    1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, chilled and finely ground
    1 T. plus 2 tsp. cocoa
    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon


    Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until well blended. Store in an airtight container. Give as a gift with serving instructions.


    To serve: Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in 2 T. of popcorn spice mix. Pour over 3 cups of popped popcorn and stir well.


    Makes about 3/4 cup of mix.

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    Parmesan Garlic Popcorn Spice Mix


    1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    2 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. dried tarragon
    1 tsp. garlic powder
    1 tsp. parsley flakes


    Combine all ingredients in a bowl and stir until well blended. Store in an airtight container. Give as a gift with serving instructions.


    To serve: Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in 1 T. of popcorn spice. Pour over 3 cups of popped popcorn and stir well.


    Makes 1/2 cup of mix.

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    Spicy Popcorn Seasoning Mix


    3 T. dried parsley flakes
    2 1/2 T. chili powder
    2 T. garlic salt
    1 T. dried chives
    2 tsp. onion powder


    Combine all ingredients and mix well. Store in an airtight container. Give as a gift with serving instructions and a few packs of microwave popcorn.

    To serve: Combine 1/3 cup butter or margarine with 1 tablespoon of seasoning mix in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with a paper towel and microwave until butter is melted. Stir to mix well. Pour over popped popcorn.


    Makes about 1/2 cup seasoning mix.

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    Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Mix

    1 T. sugar
    1 tsp. chili powder
    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    1/4 tsp. salt
    Dash of cayenne pepper


    Mix all ingredients together and store in a resealable plastic baggie. Give as a gift with microwave popcorn packets and serving instructions.

    To serve: Microwave popcorn according to package directions. Open bag and sprinkle desired amount of seasoning mix into the popcorn. Close bag and shake to mix well.

    Makes enough mix to cover 6 cups of popcorn.

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    I've been looking for something like this- thanks for posting this!!

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    These all sound great.Never thought of popcorn and chocolate together...

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    Yummy!
    Thanks!

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    Ooooooo, I love these ! Thanks for posting them....
    I have some shaker bottles and these would be great to make pretty labels for on the computer and put in a basket with popcorn and a movie...... Thanks !!

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    Originally posted by captclearance
    Ooooooo, I love these ! Thanks for posting them....
    I have some shaker bottles and these would be great to make pretty labels for on the computer and put in a basket with popcorn and a movie...... Thanks !!
    This is a great idea--I had already planned to make a movie basket for someone on my list, and these would be a great addition.

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    i was thinking the same thing chelle. what great ideas. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    Originally posted by bamamomto3
    Never thought of popcorn and chocolate together...

    Is there anything that chocolate DOESN'T go with????? LOL!

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    Thank you! We love popcorn at our house.

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