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Peppermint Popcorn

This Peppermint Popcorn with white chocolate is a fun and festive no-bake holiday treat that requires only four ingredients. Fresh popcorn, creamy white chocolate, crushed peppermint candies, and peppermint extract combine in this easy dessert. Make a few big batches and package in seasonal bags for a fun gifting idea!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: No Bake Dessert, Peppermint, Peppermint Popcorn
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 314kcal

Equipment

  • Rubber Spatula
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Parchment Paper
  • Rimmed Baking Tray

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces white chocolate chopped
  • ½ tsp. peppermint extract
  • 3 ounces plain popcorn about 15 cups
  • ½ cup crushed peppermint candies

Instructions

  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium heat-safe bowl, microwave the white chocolate in 30 second intervals, stirring between each, until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Stir in the peppermint extract.
  • Pour the melted white chocolate over the popcorn and stir well to combine, making sure the popcorn is evenly coated.
  • Stir in the crushed peppermint candies before spreading the white chocolate popcorn onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Cool the popcorn until the white chocolate is set, about 30 minutes, before enjoying.

Notes

  • Leftover popcorn can be stored in an airtight container for up to five days.
  • Refer to the post for instructions on how to make homemade stove top popcorn.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1mg