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Spicy Cocoa Popcorn

Homemade air popped popcorn with a cocoa topping. Healthy late night snack that has less than 100 calories. Easy 5-ingredient snack recipe!

Course Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 98 kcal
Author Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD


  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt


  1. Make the popcorn in a popcorn maker or on the stove top. If using the stove top, follow the directions on the bag.
  2. To a small bowl, add the cocoa powder, cayenne pepper, sugar and salt. Stir the spices together.
  3. Place the popped popcorn in a large bowl. Coat with the spice mixture. Toss well until evenly coated.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Cocoa Popcorn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 293mg13%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 52IU1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.