Celebrate National Popcorn Day!

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.