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5 from 6 votes

Paper Bag Popcorn

Paper Bag Popcorn is delicious, low-fat and made in the microwave using standard popping corn and a brown paper bag!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time2 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 3 ingredients, 30 minutes or less
Calories: 135kcal


  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 brown paper lunch bag
  • seasonings if desired - butter, salt, small candies, etc.


  • Place the popcorn kernels inside the paper bag, then fold the top over twice.
  • Place the bag of kernels inside the microwave, folded side down, and cook for approximately 2 minutes, or until there is a 2-second pause in popping.
  • Pull out the popcorn from the microwave and carefully open the top to let the steam out.
  • Season with butter, salt, or other seasonings, if desired.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 135kcal