Easter Candy Popcorn

Celebrate with our Easter Candy Popcorn - a fun Easter Dessert that is both sweet and salty and chock full of Easter Candy. This yummy Easter Treat is super delicious and so easy to make. Follow us for more fun Easter Food Ideas.

We’ve been on a sweet popcorn kick lately but what time is better for this yummy sweet, salty and crunchy treat than Easter?  That pretty Easter Candy is just screaming to be added to a batch of marshmallow covered popcorn.  It turned out so pretty and as always, it tastes delicious.

How to Make Easter Candy Popcorn

You will need:

  • 10 Cups of Popped Popcorn
  • 3 tbsp. Butter (Sweet Cream, Salted)
  • 3 cups Mini Marshmallows
  • Bunny Mix M&M’s
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Candy Coated Eggs

Popcorn for Easter Candy Popcorn

Start with approximately 10 cups of popcorn. Make sure you get out all of the un-popped kernels.  You don’t want to bite down on one of those!  We pop our popcorn on the stove (you can find our directions on How to Make Perfect Popcorn here) but you can use air-popped or microwave.  Once you have the popcorn made, salt it liberally.  It is so nice to taste the salty with the sweet marshmallow coating.  Not quite like Kettle Corn but close.

Marshmallow Mixture for the Easter Candy Popcorn

To make the Marshmallow Mixture for the Easter Candy Popcorn, melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a medium sauce pan.  Once the butter is melted, add 3 cups of mini marshmallows. Stir until the marshmallows are melted.  Turn off the heat as soon as the last marshmallow has melted. If you like you can add 1 tsp. of vanilla to the melted marshmallow mixture at this point.

Pour the marshmallow mixture into the popcorn

Slowly pour the marshmallow mixture over the salted popcorn. Gently fold the marshmallow mixture in with the popcorn until the popcorn is mostly covered.

Popcorn covered with Marshmallow Mixture

The amount of marshmallow mixture you want to add is really up to your own taste. The more you add, the stickier the popcorn will be so we suggest that you add it a bit at a time, stir the popcorn and give it a taste before you add more.  Leave a little bit of the marshmallow mixture for the next step.

Preparing the Easter Candy Popcorn for the candy

Now pour the popcorn onto a cookie sheet covered with foil or a silpat liner.  Drizzle a little bit of the remaining marshmallow mixture over the popcorn but do not mix it up. You will need the mixture at the top so the candy will have something to stick to.

Candy for the Easter Candy Popcorn

We added Bunny Mix M&M’s and Hershey’s Candy Coated Milk Chocolate Eggs to our Easter Candy Popcorn.

Celebrate with our Easter Candy Popcorn - a fun Easter Dessert that is both sweet and salty and chock full of Easter Candy. This yummy Easter Treat is super delicious and so easy to make. Follow us for more fun Easter Food Ideas.

Once the popcorn is covered in marshmallow mixture it is time to add the candy.  But don’t wait too long. You want the marshmallow mixture to still be warm and sticky. Sprinkle the candy onto the popcorn, concentrating on the areas with the most drizzled marshmallow mixture.  Allow the Easter Candy Popcorn to cool. Break apart into pieces and serve.

Celebrate with our Easter Candy Popcorn - a fun Easter Dessert that is both sweet and salty and chock full of Easter Candy. This yummy Easter Treat is super delicious and so easy to make. Follow us for more fun Easter Food Ideas.

Our family loves this popcorn so it has never lasted longer than a day at our house.  This popcorn definitely tastes best right after it is made but will keep for a few days in an airtight container. The popcorn is a little chewier the next day because the popcorn absorbs some of the moisture from the marshmallow mixture but it still tastes good.

Celebrate with our Easter Candy Popcorn - a fun Easter Dessert that is both sweet and salty and chock full of Easter Candy. This yummy Easter Treat is super delicious and so easy to make. Follow us for more fun Easter Food Ideas.

Our Easter Candy Popcorn is a fun and delicious Easter treat.  And it is so easy to make. It is a perfect dessert for a the kid’s Easter Baskets, Easter brunch or Easter dinner dessert.

 

Celebrate with our Easter Candy Popcorn - a fun Easter Dessert that is both sweet and salty and chock full of Easter Candy. This yummy Easter Treat is super delicious and so easy to make. Follow us for more fun Easter Food Ideas.

 

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3 comments on “Easter Candy Popcorn”

  1. Question for you- When you say 10 cups of popcorn, do mean 10 cups of kernals, or 10 cups of popped corn? Thanks!

  2. What an adorable idea! So great for kids!

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