We bet you didn’t know that January 19th is National Popcorn Day, a food holiday dedicated to everyone’s favorite movie watching snack. Popcorn is a versatile snack food that can be paired with so many different combinations of toppings — chocolate, caramel, cheese and even plan old salt & pepper. In honor of this unique food holiday, we scoured the web and found 10 fantastic popcorn dishes posted by some of the most creative foodies online. As you’ll see below, popcorn is extremely versatile and will hold up to the wildest of your creative ideas. If you have your own popcorn creation to share, please send it along and we’ll be happy to include it here on HalfHourMeals.com. Enjoy! 🙂

#10 – Cinnabon Popcorn

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Cinnabon and popcorn, together at last. The Girl Who Ate Everything posted this delicious twist on popcorn that adds pecans, almond bark, white chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla to emulate the delicious taste of a Cinnabon.

#9 – Colored Caramel Popcorn

Christmas Caramel Popcorn from Baked Perfection

Risa at Baked Perfection posted this colorful cup of caramel corn that looks like a perfect snack for almost anytime of the day. These would look fantastic at a party and would be a great way to serve individual portions, too!

#8 – Cinnamon Popcorn

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This cinnamon popcorn creation from The Finer Things In Life adds a bit of spice and is certainly one of the more creative ways to serve popcorn that we’ve seen. This would be a great one to serve during a movie on Valentine’s Day!

#7 – Chocolate Popcorn

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If you’ve never tried chocolate popcorn before, we suggest you do yourself a favor and munch on some of this as soon as you can! You’ll wonder why folks put caramel and cheese on popcorn when they have chocolate as an option! This specific chocolate popcorn dish was found at Simply Scratch.

#6 – Cashew Caramel Popcorn

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Cashews add a wonderful element to the ordinary caramel corn, and you might even find these are more addicting than the regular peanuts that are found in treats such as Cracker Jack. Our hats are off to the folks at Oh! Nuts for sharing this treat with the web.

#5 – Chewy Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls

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The fine folks at Pillsbury published this unique popcorn treat that brings together some of the finest things in the world — peanut butter, chocolate and popcorn. You’ll want to definitely give these a try!

#4 – Popcorn Cake

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The foodies at Cookies & Cups came up with this brilliant way to including popcorn and other various treats within a cake. As you can see, this cake looks really unique and would be an excellent way of impressing someone special on their birthday!

#3 – Oreo Popcorn

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Oreo cookies + popcorn = pure magic. If you’re anything like us, you’re staring at this photo and thinking, “I need to make this!”. Kudos to the Kerry the Bakergirl for coming up with this delicious spin on two of our favorite snack foods.

#2 – Popcorn Brittle with M&Ms

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These delicious popcorn treats look just as good as we’re sure they taste! Popcorn brittle with peanuts and M&Ms are the creation of the creative foodies over at TheNewModernMama.com, and we’re sure glad they decided to share these with the world! These look extremely easy to make and would be a really great way to impress your guests.

#1 – Caramel S’mores Popcorn

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S’mores and popcorn? Is there really anything more amazing than this combination! The creative folks at ThirtyHandmadeDays.com shared this yummy creation and are solely responsible for making us extremely hungry at this very second. We want this popcorn! 🙂

Angela Nightingale

If you want to know the best cupcake shop in any major city in America, just ask Angela. This girl knows her sweets, and she isn't shy about letting you know that your german chocolate cake needs more chocolate. If you want to find Angela on any given day, she's probably looking up reviews to decide where to grab lunch, or in her downtime, binge-watching the latest 'it-series' on Netflix.

Popcorn is a fantastic snack to munch on when you're watching a movie or just have the munchies but aren't too hungry.
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