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Sweet and Salty Buttered Popcorn Cookie Recipe

Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 31 mins
Sweet and Salty Buttered Popcorn Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 cups popped popcorn coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon butter melted (for the popcorn)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt for the popcorn


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, add butter and sugar. Mix until well blended, then add 1 egg and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Slowly add flour, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Continue mixing until well combined.
  • Meanwhile, toss popped popcorn with butter and 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt.
  • Gently fold prepared popcorn into the cookie dough, until well incorporated. Spoon teaspoons of dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet, 1 inch apart.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes or until edges are slightly crispy.
  • Remove from oven and allow cookies to sit on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes prior to moving to finish cooling on a wire rack.