How to Make Popcorn in a Paper Bag

Did you know that microwave popcorn contains harmful chemicals that end up on your popcorn and in your belly?  Yeah, we know, that's gross.  Luckily, you can use a classic Ross & Wallace paper bag to make easy, delicious popcorn at home with just three ingredients: popcorn kernels, oil, and salt.  

Popcorn in a Paper Bag

Step 1, gather the essentials.

  1. Paper Bag (we used an 8#)
  2. 1/4 cup of popcorn kernels
  3. 1 tsp, of oil (we used olive oil)
  4. Salt


Paper bag in microwave

Step 2, combine and microwave

Combine popcorn kernels and oil in your paper bag and fold 3-4 times to prevent the popcorn from escaping.  Place the folded bag in the microwave on high for 2 minutes or until popcorn stops popping in regular bursts. 


Home made popcorn

Step 3, add salt and shake
Immediately add salt, or make it gourmet by drizzling melted chocolate or sprinkling on cheese flavoring. Shake well and ENJOY!

Homemade popcorn that's easy, inexpensive, and good for you.