Peppermint Popcorn Recipe
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Peppermint Popcorn Recipe

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Crisp and minty, this simple popcorn snack is a hit with all 10 of our children. For variety, use whatever kind of candy you like. —Shirley Mars, Kent, Ohio
Featured In: Holiday Popcorn
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 24 cups popped popcorn
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup finely crushed peppermint candy (4 to 6 candy canes)
  • Red nonpareils, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 163 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn and crushed candy. Pour candy coating over top; toss to coat. Pour onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. If desired, sprinkle with nonpareils. When hardened, break apart. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 24 servings.
Originally published as Peppermint Popcorn in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2000, p47

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tapanga79 User ID: 1186106 30352
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"I really like this popcorn. Perfect balance of white chocolate and peppermint! Will enjoy this for many years to come!!"

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