Gourmet White Chocolate Popcorn

This gourmet white chocolate Easter bunny popcorn is something quick and easy to make for a special dessert. This candied popcorn makes a fun project to make with your kids.

A bowl full of popcorn, coconut, and M&Ms. White chocolate is drizzled over the top.

Are you ready for the holidays? This year we are stuck at home because our kids have different spring break schedules. That means lots of stay-cation fun for us. One of our favorite things to do is watch movies together. This quick and easy Easter bunny white chocolate popcorn recipe is a delicious snack to enjoy while watching movies.

You will LOVE how easy this white chocolate candy popcorn recipe is to make.

You can toss in your favorite Easter candy, like these pastel M&Ms, or use colored sprinkles. Any candy is perfect in this flavored popcorn dessert. The candy works so well with the salty and sweet flavors…you will find it can be addictive. I chose to add food coloring to the white chocolate to make my popcorn pink. You can use any color you want, or leave the white chocolate white.

If you love candy in your desserts, check out these Gluten Free Butterfinger Pumpkin Muffins and these Gluten Free Butterfinger Brownie Cheesecake Bars!

top view of Unicorn popcorn in glasses. M&Ms are spilled on the table.

You can even serve it up in fancy glasses for an easy Easter party snack. This is gourmet popcorn at its finest :-).

Close up of the Easter bunny popcorn in the bowl.

Green dyed coconut flakes, white chocolate, and Easter candy mixed all together!

How to make the best gourmet popcorn:

A bowl of popcorn with dyed green coconut on top.

You can use a popcorn maker, microwave popcorn, or your favorite bagged popcorn to make this delicious dessert. Color your shredded coconut. I used Easter basket green food coloring. I used 10 drops mixed with 2/3 cups of coconut flakes. Mix well and allow to dry for 10 minutes.

A bowl of popcorn with dyed green coconut and M&Ms

Add your favorite candy to the popcorn.

a bowl of white chocolate melting wafers

Melt the white chocolate in the microwave. I used Ghriradelli white melting chocolate.

White chocolate melted in a bowl with red food coloring swirled with a spoon

Swirl in 6 drops of red food coloring to make it pink.

Drizzle white chocolate onto the popcorn

Drizzle the white chocolate onto the popcorn mixture and mix well. Allow to dry for 10 minutes. Don’t you just love chocolate covered popcorn?

A glass full of Unicorn White Chocolate Popcorn

Here is an easy Foolproof Stove-top Popcorn method from Healthy Seasonal Recipes to ensure you have the best popcorn for this recipe.

Tools you need to make this recipe:

  1. Easy glass mixing bowls.
  2. A cookie sheet to spread the popcorn out to dry on.

How to make gourmet white chocolate popcorn:

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Easy White Chocolate Candy Popcorn
Prep Time
14 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
15 mins
 

Sweet and salty white chocolate candy popcorn.

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 238 kcal
Author: Sandi Gaertner
Ingredients
  • 6 cups popcorn lightly salted
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup M&Ms (or other candy)
Instructions
  1. Pop the popcorn according to directions. Lightly salt the popcorn and put it into a large bowl.

  2. Melt the white chocolate in the microwave in a microwave safe dish.

  3. Add food coloring to make it any color you like.

  4. Add coconut to a small bowl and add food coloring if you choose. Let sit 5 minutes to dry.

  5. Pour the coconut into the popcorn. Add the candy.

  6. Drizzle 1/2  the white chocolate on and mix. Drizzle the other half of white chocolate and mix again.

  7. Spread the popcorn onto a cookie sheet and allow the chocolate to harden for 10 minutes.

Nutrition facts per serving (6people)
238kcal | Fat: 11g | Saturated fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated fat: 1g | Monounsaturated fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 101mg | Carbohydrates: 31g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Protein: 3g | Vitamin A: 1.2% | Calcium: 4.2% | Iron: 4.2%

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Comments

  1. What a fun snack! My kids would love this!

  2. You can’t go wrong with white chocolate and popcorn! What a fun Easter treat!

  3. This looks like it could be extremely addicting! Love anything that’s salty and sweet!

  4. My kids would love this popcorn, and I love that it’s so easy to make!

  5. Such a fun treat! My kiddos will love it!

  6. This would be fantastic as an Easter party treat! My kids would be so happy if I made this for them.

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