White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Recipe

If you're expecting a house full of guests this holiday season, we've got the perfect crowd-pleasing treat that adds a seasonal touch to everyone's favorite snack.
White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Recipe

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Recipe

If Santa left a sleigh full of candy canes at your house this year, and you're wondering what to do with them all, here is an easy peppermint flavored recipe that is guaranteed to please!

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Flynnside Out Productions

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups unsalted popped popcorn
  • 1 cup peppermint candy, crushed
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Ingredients

Ingredients

8 cups popped unsalted popcorn 1 cup crushed peppermint candy 2 cups white chocolate chips 1 tsp salt

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Flynnside Out Productions

Melt Chocolate

Melt Chocolate

Melt Chocolate

Heat chocolate chips in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until melted.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Heat chocolate chips in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until melted.

Add Peppermint

Add Peppermint

Add Peppermint

Next, add 1/2 cup of finely crushed peppermint into the melted chocolate and stir until well mixed.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add 1/2 cup of finely-crushed peppermint into the melted chocolate, and stir until incorporated.

Salt Popcorn

Salt Popcorn

Salt Popcorn

Pour popcorn into a large bowl, add salt then shake bowl to distribute evenly.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Pour popcorn into a large bowl, add salt, then shake the bowl to distribute evenly.

Add Melted Mix to Popcorn

Add Melted Mix to Popcorn

Add Melted Mix to Popcorn

Next, slowly pour in the melted chocolate-peppermint mixture across the top of the popcorn.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Slowly pour in the melted chocolate-peppermint mixture across the top of the popcorn.

Mix It All Up

Mix It All Up

Mix It All Up

To keep the mess to a minimum, wear latex gloves, and use your hands to mix the chocolate/peppermint into the popcorn. Repeat until the popcorn is thoroughly coated in the chocolate-peppermint mixture.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Use your hands to mix the chocolate/peppermint into the popcorn. Repeat until the popcorn is thoroughly coated in the chocolate-peppermint mixture. Tip: If you want to keep things less messy, wear latex gloves for this step.

Add More Peppermint

Add More Peppermint

Add More Peppermint

Next, dump most of the remaining peppermint into the popcorn bowl and continue mixing with your hands. Hold back a small amount of peppermint to garnish with later.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Dump most of the remaining peppermint into the popcorn bowl and continue mixing with your hands. Hold back a small amount of peppermint to garnish with later.

Garnish Each Serving

Garnish Each Serving

Garnish Each Serving

Once fully coated, spoon out popcorn into serving size bowls to keep the presentation elegant. Add a bit of crushed peppermint to the top of each serving as a garnish and enjoy!

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Once fully coated, spoon out the popcorn into serving bowls. Add crushed peppermint to the top of each serving. 

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