National Popcorn Day Celebrations!

January 16, 2017
Sweet or savory, buttered or candied, popcorn is a snack that can be enjoyed in many different ways. Choose your favorite and celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19 with Dollar General. 
Gather your friends and family together for a night of movie watching in the comfort of your own home. Prepare your favorite popcorn recipes or make it a popcorn potluck where everyone brings their own popcorn-inspired snack to share. Dollar General Easy Meals has a list of popcorn snack recipes, like the BUTTERFINGER® Popcorn Balls found below, to get started. Checkout Dollar General Easy Meals by going to and get ready to hear the popcorn kernels pop!

BUTTERFINGER® Popcorn Balls 
6 cups Clover Valley® popcorn
9 NESTLÊ® BUTTERFINGER fun-sized candy bars, chopped
¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
3½ cups miniature Clover Valley® marshmallows
Non-stick cooking spray

1. Combine popcorn and chopped BUTTERFINGER® in large bowl.
2. Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in marshmallows. Heat, stirring constantly, until marshmallows are melted and mixture is smooth.
3. Pour over popcorn mixture; quickly toss to coat well. Spray hands with non-stick cooking spray. Form popcorn mixture into six 3-inch balls. Place on wax paper to cool. Store in airtight container.

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

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