Chocolate Covered Peppermint Popcorn.

Chocolate Covered Peppermint Popcorn is a delicious, quick + easy holiday dessert filled with white + milk chocolate and crushed candy cane pieces – the easiest snack to make for Christmas party entertaining.

You know I’m all about effortless entertaining and one of my favorite things about the holidays is finding new + easy desserts to whip up at a moments notice. You must also know that if I was trapped on a deserted island I might consider my only food to be popcorn, I love it!

With all the hustle and bustle, sometimes we just don’t have time to bake + decorate a full batch of cookies during the holiday season, and that is ok. Today I want to show you a quick and easy recipe that everyone is sure to love, making a beautiful food gift too.

This recipe is the perfect snack to bring to the kids’ schools for holiday classroom parties, and perfect for filling up bags for teachers, neighbors + friends.

Chocolate Covered Peppermint Popcorn

Author: heirloomed
This is an easy holiday dessert that is sure to please your friends and family.

ingredients:

  • 2 large bags of popcorn (large pre-popped bag is fine)
  • white chocolate almond bark
  • chocolate almond bark
  • peppermint sticks

instructions:

How to cook Chocolate Covered Peppermint Popcorn

  1. Start by laying the popped popcorn evenly across a baking sheet. Remove any kernels, as they can get hidden under the chocolate. Next start melting your chocolate bark in a sauce pan, or in the microwave. When using the microwave I like to heat it in 30 second intervals, stirring in between, to make sure the chocolate is melting smoothly and evenly. Once the chocolate is melted use a spoon to drizzle atop popcorn. As you do each layer, let them dry to avoid gooey clumps.
  2. When they chocolate layers have dried, it is time to sprinkle on the peppermint.  Other good toppings include sea salt, nuts and caramel sauce.
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This popcorn is sure to be a hit at any holiday party you have coming up this season. It also makes a great food gift for coworkers and teachers when wrapped in cellophane and tied with a festive ribbon. If you want, you can even add more to it like red + green M&M’s, pecans or peanuts, pretzels and more.

Let me know in the comments if you try this recipe, and any other holiday recipes you’d like to see on the blog.

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