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An overhead photo of two bowls filled with Buffalo Popcorn and a butter dish with butter.
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5 from 2 votes


Deliciously addicting, Buffalo Popcorn is buttery and spicy with a mild blue cheese kick!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snacks and Munchies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 cups
Calories: 93kcal


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil divided
  • 1 cup popcorn kernels unpopped, and divided
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce I used Frank's
  • ½ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • -In a large 3-5 quart Dutch oven, add 1 tablespoon oil and ½ cup of popcorn kernels over medium heat.
  • -Cover and pop until you no longer hear the kernels popping (shaking occasionally), but be careful not to burn the corn.
  • -Remove the popped kernels to a large bowl.
  • -Repeat with the remaining oil and unpopped kernels.
  • -Meanwhile, in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter.
  • -Whisk in the blue cheese until melted, and then stir in the hot sauce.
  • -Pour the butter sauce over the popcorn and toss to coat.
  • -Season with salt and pepper.


Store any leftover popcorn in a large zip-top bag at room temperature for 1-2 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg