white chocolate & peppermint popcorn treats

White Chocolate & Peppermint Popcorn Treats

Here’s a super easy recipe that you can throw together quickly for a holiday party.¬† I love the combination of rich white chocolate, peppermint, sweet marshmallows and popcorn balanced out with just a little bit of sea salt.¬† This recipe can also easily be gluten free, many candy canes, marshmallows and chocolates are gluten free but check each product label to be sure.

white chocolate & peppermint popcorn treats

white chocolate & peppermint popcorn treats

white chocolate & peppermint popcorn treats

Recipe inspired by Simple Scratch’s White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

White Chocolate & Peppermint Popcorn Treats

Serves 8
Prep time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups plain popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1.5 cups marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons ground candy canes (use food processor to make candy cane dust)
  • 2oz white chocolate

Directions

1. Melt butter and marshmallows in microwave by heating on high for 45 seconds then stirring. Immediately mix with popcorn and spread out mixture in a small (about 1.5 oz) dish.
2. Sprinkle sea salt over popcorn.
3. Break the chocolate up into small pieces then heat it in the microwave for 20-30 seconds, stir it, then heat another 20-30 seconds and stir again. Drizzle chocolate over popcorn.
4. Sprinkle candy cane dust over chocolate. Put the popcorn in the fridge for 15 minutes so that the chocolate sets.

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