Fall Candy Corn Popcorn

Fall Candy Corn Popcorn - a fun Halloween treat. Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious and it is so easy to make. It would be a great Halloween Party Food or Fall movie night dessert! Pin this Fall Dessert for later and follow us for more fun Halloween Food ideas.

If you are looking for a delicious Halloween dessert, you don’t need to look any farther than our Fall Candy Corn Popcorn.  It is a perfect sweet and salty dessert that everyone in your family will love.

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How to Make Fall Candy Corn Popcorn

You will need:

  • 12 Cups of Popped Popcorn
  • 3.5 tbsp. Butter (Sweet Cream, Salted)
  • 3 1/2 cups Mini Marshmallows
  • Candy Corn Sprinkles or Orange Jimmies and Yellow Jimmies
  • Regular M&M’s – Yellow and Orange

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 Fall Candy Corn 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.

Pour marshmallow mixture into the bowl of 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 in 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 Mix-Ins for Fall Candy Corn Popcorn

Here is the candy that we added to our Fall Candy Corn Popcorn.  First, don’t forget the yummy Candy Corn.  Then we added a handful of yellow and orange regular M&M’s along with a pretty Candy Corn Sprinkles that we found at Michaels.

Fall Candy Corn Popcorn - a fun Halloween treat. Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious and it is so easy to make. It would be a great Halloween Party Food or Fall movie night dessert! Pin this Fall Dessert for later and follow us for more fun Halloween Food ideas.

Now it is time to add the candy.  Don’t wait too long after you pour the popcorn onto the cookie sheet. 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 Fall Candy Corn Popcorn to cool. Break apart into pieces and serve.

Fall Candy Corn Popcorn - a fun Halloween treat. Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious and it is so easy to make. It would be a great Halloween Party Food or Fall movie night dessert! Pin this Fall Dessert for later and follow us for more fun Halloween 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 it absorbs some of the moisture from the marshmallow mixture but it still tastes good.

Fall Candy Corn Popcorn - a fun Halloween treat. Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious and it is so easy to make. It would be a great Halloween Party Food or Fall movie night dessert! Pin this Fall Dessert for later and follow us for more fun Halloween Food ideas.

Our Fall Candy Corn Popcorn is a fun and delicious Halloween Party treat.  It’s a great dessert to make with the family.  And if you love Candy Corn like we do … this is sure to be a hit.

 

Fall Candy Corn Popcorn - a fun Halloween treat. Sweet, salty, crunchy and delicious and it is so easy to make. It would be a great Halloween Party Food or Fall movie night dessert! Pin this Fall Dessert for later and follow us for more fun Halloween Food ideas.

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3 comments on “Fall Candy Corn Popcorn”

  1. This idea is fabulous! I did a semi-related post (Free Printable Thanksgiving Riddle Treasure Hunt: 18 Mix-and-Match Clues) and wanted ideas for a “prize” at the end of the treasure hunt. This was one of the four I featured. I, of course, just used the picture and linked them to your site for the instructions on how to make it!
    The pictures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Oh my goodness. This recipe was such a great hit at the halloween party, Instead of using orange and yellow M&Ms I substituted them for Reese’s Pieces and the peanut butter and marshmallow and the salt just exploded with flavor in my mouth. Thank you for sharing this incredible popcorn recipe with everyone.
    Cheers,
    Rachel

    • Hi Rachael – We’re so glad the popcorn was a hit. That is a great idea about the Reese’s Pieces. We’re going to try that next time!!

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