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December 11, 2023

Christmas Popcorn 5 Ways

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Five bowls of christmas popcorn drizzled with chocolate, peppermint, and other holiday toppings.

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Gather 'round, movie enthusiasts and snack aficionados! Get set to jingle all the way through your holiday movie night with a popcorn parade of epic flavors. 

Picture this: chocolate-drizzled delights, spice-coated crunch, and peppermint-infused magic—all in your popcorn bowl! From white chocolate snowflakes to peppermint surprises, unwrap the magic of Christmas with these crunchy, cozy, and utterly delicious DIY popcorn treats!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Drizzle Popcorn Recipe

A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with peppermint dark chocolate and topped with sprinkles.
A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with peppermint dark chocolate and topped with sprinkles.
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  • Prep time: 5 mins

  • Cook time: 5 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 microwave bags of popcorn, about 9 cups popped

  • 1 cup dark chocolate melting chips

  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract

  • Green & red sugar pearls

Instructions

Christmas popcorn on a baking tray, drizzled with peppermint dark chocolate and sprinkles.
Christmas popcorn on a baking tray, drizzled with peppermint dark chocolate and sprinkles.
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  1. Pop popcorn according to packaging directions. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add your popcorn and spread into a single layer.

  2. Add melting chips to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 10 seconds at a time until melted, stirring between rounds.

  3. Once melted, add the peppermint extract and stir. 

  4. Drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn with a spoon or piping bag. 

  5. While the chocolate is still melty, add the sprinkles. Allow chocolate to set completely before transferring to a serving bowl.

Snowflake Popcorn Recipe

A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with white chocolate and edible silver glitter.
A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with white chocolate and edible silver glitter.
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  • Prep time: 5 mins

  • Cook time: 5 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 microwave bags of popcorn, about 9 cups popped

  • 1 cup white chocolate melting chips

  • 1 tsp edible glitter

Instructions

Christmas popcorn on a baking tray, drizzled with white chocolate. A hand is sprinkling edible silver glitter over the popcorn.
Christmas popcorn on a baking tray, drizzled with white chocolate. A hand is sprinkling edible silver glitter over the popcorn.
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  1. Pop popcorn according to packaging directions. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add your popcorn and spread into a single layer.

  2. Add melting chips to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 10 seconds at a time until melted, stirring between rounds.

  3. Once melted, add the edible glitter and stir. 

  4. Drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn with a spoon or piping bag. 

  5. While the chocolate is still melty, add additional edible glitter. Allow chocolate to set completely before transferring to a serving bowl.

Gingerbread Popcorn Recipe

A bowl of Christmas popcorn tossed with gingerbread spices.
A bowl of Christmas popcorn tossed with gingerbread spices.
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  • Prep time: 5 mins

  • Cook time: 5 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 microwave bags of popcorn, about 9 cups popped

    • NOTE: we recommend using buttered popcorn, so the seasoning adheres well

  • 3 Tbsp cane sugar

  • 1 Tbsp allspice

  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon

  • 1 Tbsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 Tbsp ground cloves

  • 1/2 Tbsp nutmeg

Instructions

A hand spooning gingerbread spices over the top of a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
A hand spooning gingerbread spices over the top of a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
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  1. Pop popcorn according to packaging directions. 

  2. Combine the sugar, allspice, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Mix together until combined.

  3. Sprinkle the seasoning mix onto the popcorn and toss to coat evenly.

Sugar Cookie Popcorn Recipe

A bowl of Christmas drizzled with melted almond bark and topped with red and green sanding sugar.
A bowl of Christmas drizzled with melted almond bark and topped with red and green sanding sugar.
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  • Prep time: 5 mins

  • Cook time: 5 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 microwave bags of popcorn, about 9 cups popped

  • 1 cup almond bark

  • Red & green sanding sugar

Instructions

A hand sprinkling red and green sanding sugar over a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
A hand sprinkling red and green sanding sugar over a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
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  1. Pop popcorn according to packaging directions. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add your popcorn and spread into a single layer.

  2. Add almond bark  to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 10 seconds at a time until melted, stirring between rounds.

  3. Once melted, add the edible glitter and stir. 

  4. Drizzle over the popcorn with a spoon or piping bag. 

  5. While the chocolate is still melty, add the sanding sugar. Allow chocolate to set completely before transferring to a serving bowl.

Grinch Drizzle Popcorn Recipe

A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with melted almond bark dyed green.
A bowl of Christmas popcorn drizzled with melted almond bark dyed green.
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  • Prep time: 5 mins

  • Cook time: 5 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 microwave bags of popcorn, about 9 cups popped

  • 1 cup almond bark

  • Green food coloring

Instructions

A hand drizzling green melted almond bark over a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
A hand drizzling green melted almond bark over a bowl of Christmas popcorn.
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  1. Pop popcorn according to packaging directions. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add your popcorn and spread into a single layer.

  2. Add almond bark  to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 10 seconds at a time until melted, stirring between rounds.

  3. Add food coloring, one drop at a time until desired color is achieved. 

  4. Drizzle over the popcorn with a spoon or piping bag. 

  5. Allow chocolate to set completely before transferring to a serving bowl.

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