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Chocolate Chip and Popcorn Cookies

Prep Time:

35 min

Cook Time:

12 min

Total Time:

47 min



These delicious cookies are perfect for family movie night on the couch or a late-night snack. Made with Smartfood® White Cheddar Cheese Flavored Popcorn, this recipe combines sweet and savory flavors to create a unique taste sensation. The cheddar flavor pairs surprisingly well with chocolate, and the combination of soft and crunchy textures makes this recipe a fun variation on two classic snacks. Whether you share the cookies with friends or family or just enjoy them on your own, this recipe is sure to become a favorite.


How to make it

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 347°F.

  • 2

    Mix butter and sugar until creamy.

  • 3

    Add vanilla.

  • 4

    Add one egg and combine completely. Add the second egg and beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.

  • 5

    Sift together all dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add dry ingredients to the liquid mixture.

  • 6

    Rotate 4 to 6 times in mixer at low speed. Add the chocolate chips.

  • 7

    Rotate mixer 6 more times at low speed.

  • 8

    Remove the dough from the mixer and divide into large balls.

  • 9

    Place each ball onto a lined cookie sheet.

  • 10

    Add 5 to 6 pieces of Smartfood® White Cheddar Cheese Popcorn on top of each ball and flatten slightly.

  • 11

    Add a pinch of salt to each cookie.

  • 12

    Bake 8 to 12 minutes.

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