Celebrate National Popcorn Day!

January 19, 2018
Salty or sweet, butter or plain – popcorn is a staple that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Pick your favorite, explore new flavors and celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19 with Dollar General!

There’s no butter way to enjoy popcorn than by hosting a movie night in the comfort of your own home! Gather up your friends or family and pop some kernels on the stovetop, microwave or in a popcorn machine to get the night under way. Enjoy popcorn as-is or visit Dollar General Easy Meals for a list of popcorn snack recipes. Check out Dollar General Easy Meals by visiting www.dollargeneral.com/easymeals and get ready to hear the popcorn kernels pop!

If you like sweet…
Oreo Popcorn

4 OREO Cookies
6 Cups air-popped popcorn
½ teaspoon salt

  1. Crush two OREOs coarsely and the other two OREOs finely.
  2. Mix with popcorn.
  3. Sprinkle with salt.
If you like spicy...
Chile-Lime Popcorn Snack Mix

1 (2.9-oz.) bag Orville Redenbacher’s® Gourmet® Butter Microwave Popcorn
2 cups reduced-fat cheese snack crackers
1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/4 cup margarine-stick, melted
1 Tbsp. chipotle-flavored hot pepper sauce
1 tsp. grated lime peel

  1. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. 
  2. Place popped corn, crackers and peanuts in large serving bowl. Mix melted margarine, pepper sauce and lime peel in small bowl. Pour over popcorn mixture; mix well. 
  3. Store leftovers in tightly sealed container up to 2 days.
If you like to keep it simple, pick up a box of Clover Valley popcorn at your local Dollar General and celebrate! Afterwards, consider purchasing Rexall Floss to get pesky kernels out of those pearly whites.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at DollarGeneral.com.

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