MINI BITES: HOMEMADE BROWN BAG MICROWAVE POPCORN

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Popcorns a favorite comfort food around here and something we make all-the-time. Sadly our popcorn maker broke for the second time in the last year. Not wanting to drop another $40 on a new one I turned to google instead and discovered that a brown bag and tape is all that’s needed to make some in the microwave! Life changing I tell ya. Thank you google. You make momm-ing so much easier.

Here’s how to do-it-yo-self at home!

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You’ll Need –

  • Un-popped corn kernels
  • Brown lunch bags
  • Tape
  • Favorite popcorn toppings such as melted butter, salt, sprinkles, and/or cinnamon and sugar

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1. Poor a little less than 1/4-cup of kernels into a brown bag.

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2. Fold the top of the bag down a couple times and use a piece of tape to hold in place.

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3. Place in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or until you hear longer pauses between pops. Ours took only 2 minutes per bag.

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(((Waiting is the hardest part….)))

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(((…so practice a cartwheel or three instead.)))

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4. Add your toppings and…

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… shake, shake, shake.

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5. Repeat until everyone has their own custom bag of popcorn and enjoy!

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Easy peasy, right?

Nothing makes me happier than a good mom-hack and I think these individual microwave popcorns qualify. Do you have any tricks that have been making life easier or more fun lately?

Happy Thursday you guys!

XO, Rae

6 Responses to MINI BITES: HOMEMADE BROWN BAG MICROWAVE POPCORN

  1. merissa March 31, 2016 at #

    I’ve been making popcorn this way for years! Mess, no machine and no oil is the best part! This is the best way to make popcorn – I love the idea of everyone making their own personalized bag!

  2. Theresa March 31, 2016 at #

    Cute post. Really? You just put kernels in the bag and then right into the microwave? How awesome is that?

    • rae April 4, 2016 at #

      brilliant, right?! xoxoxo

  3. Mary Beth March 31, 2016 at #

    OK. This grandma does not want to be a Debbie Downer but… I read brown lunch bags might have chemicals. Please google this and then make your own informed decision for your kiddies. I am not pushing one side or the other, just like everyone to make informed choices.

    • rae April 4, 2016 at #

      thanks for the info mary beth… i will look into it more!

  4. Teri March 31, 2016 at #

    Your daughter’s expressions are the best part of this post!

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