Easter Popcorn

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This popcorn is an easy and festive way to enjoy some leftover Easter candy! You can use any kind of candy, nuts, or "mix-ins" that you like! And make sure to adjust the salt at the end, it really helps to balance out the sweetness! Make sure to store this in a cool, dry, and airtight container, or the popcorn will become soft. It should be eaten within a few days of being made.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
14 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 cups plain popped popcorn, unsalted

  • 1 cup mini chocolate candy-coated eggs (such as Cadbury®)

  • 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

  • ½ cup chopped almonds

  • 1 (8 ounce) package white chocolate chips (such as Ghirardelli®)

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • teaspoon almond extract (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  2. Place popcorn, chocolate eggs, coconut, and almonds together in a large bowl. Toss to combine.

  3. Pour white chocolate chips into a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave until chocolate is melted, stirring every 30 seconds, about 2 minutes. Stir in butter and almond extract until fully melted and incorporated.

  4. Pour melted chocolate mixture over popcorn mixture and toss to thoroughly coat. Sprinkle in salt; stir. Pour mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Adjust salt to taste.

  5. Let popcorn cool and harden before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

526 Calories
15g Fat
88g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 526
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 78mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 88g 32%
Dietary Fiber 16g 55%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 14g
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 335mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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