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Product Help | Whirlpool

Microwave Popcorn Performance is Poor - Countertop Microwave

Possible Solutions

Improving Popcorn Performance in the Microwave

To increase popcorn performance  in your Whirlpool microwave follow the below recommendations: 

  • Use fresh bags of popcorn
  • Listen for popping to slow to 1 pop every 1 or 2 seconds, and then stop the cycle
  • Cooking results may vary by brand and fat content


  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions when using a microwave popcorn popper
  • Follow the instructions provided by the microwave popcorn manufacturer.
  • Do not use regular paper bags or glassware.

NOTE: During the Popcorn function, as with all microwave cooking functions, the microwave oven should be attended at all times.Listen for popping to slow to 1 pop every 1 or 2 seconds, then stop the cycle.











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