Spice It Up With Hot Honey Butter Popcorn

By The Popcorn Board

Nov 8, 2022

The perfect balanced between sweet and spicy, our recipe calls for a little butter and vanilla for extra flavor. This tasty treat is perfect for a crisp fall day or an afternoon watching football.


  • 8 cups popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha (or favorite) hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Place popcorn in large bowl.
  2. In small saucepan set over medium-high heat, stir together brown sugar, butter, honey, hot sauce and vanilla; stirring, bring to a boil. Cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is syrupy and has thickened slightly.
  3. Drizzle hot honey butter over popcorn and sprinkle with salt; toss to evenly coat. Serve immediately.