Cocoa-Cayenne Popcorn

cocoa-cayenne-popcorn RecipePhoto: Travis Rathbone


  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 10 cup air-popped plain popcorn
  • Olive oil cooking spray


1. Into a medium bowl, sift together the sugar, cocoa powder, cayenne pepper, and allspice.

2. Place the popcorn in a large, shallow bowl. Coat with a 10-second spray of olive oil while stirring. Sprinkle the cocoa and spice mixture evenly on top; toss until well-coated.

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  • Yield: Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 2 1/2 cups popcorn)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:137
Fat per serving:4.9g
Saturated fat per serving:0.2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.4g
Protein per serving:3g
Carbohydrates per serving:22g
Fiber per serving:3g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:2mg
Calcium per serving:4mg

Good to Know

Make this snack for your next date night to add a little “spice” to your relationship. Spicy ingredients, like cayenne pepper, help boost your metabolism and libido.