Homemade Cheesy Popcorn

Looking to make a difference from your kitchen pantry? Look no further than companies with a philanthropic purpose, such as Newman’s Own. When Newman’s Own first began, Paul Newman declared that 100% of the profits would go to good causes. The mission continues today through Newman’s Own Foundation. In total, more than $600 million has been donated to good causes since 1982. Enjoy this simple, homemade cheesy popcorn while knowing that you are supporting a business with heart!

  • Serves: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes


  • One bag Newman’s Own Microwave Popcorn
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 6 tablespoons butter


  1. Prepare popcorn in microwave according to package instructions. Pour popped corn into a large serving bowl. Place butter in a glass or ceramic container and place in microwave for 20 seconds (or use stove top and a small saucepan over low heat). Stir and reheat for another 20 seconds. Do this until butter has fully melted. Sprinkle grated cheese over the top of the popcorn, drizzle melted butter on top, and toss to coat well.

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