White-Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Popcorn #FoodieExtravaganza

peppermint-crunch-popcornGot some leftover peppermint stick candy canes lying around? Me too! My kids love popcorn, and this white-chocolate covered version is a favorite of theirs. It is both salty and sweet. I am doing a peppermint version, with a touch of salt. If peppermint is not your thing, this recipe is so customizable and great for using up leftover candy (like my White Chocolate Salty-Sweet Popcorn with M&Ms). Or you can try some other great popcorn ideas from the #FoodieExtravaganza bloggers at the end of the post!

white chocolate peppermint crunch popcorn

White-Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Popcorn #FoodieExtravaganza

White-Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Popcorn #FoodieExtravaganza

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped corn
  • 6 oz. white chocolate chips (half a big bag)
  • 1 cup of crushed corn chips (like Fritos or Bugles, not tortilla!)
  • 1/2 cup crushed candycanes, mint flavored.

Instructions

  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper.
  2. Pour your popcorn on the sheet in an even layer.
  3. Add the crushed chips over all.
  4. Melt your white-chocolate chips on a 50% power setting, stirring every 30 seconds until smooth.Drizzle over the popcorn and chips.
  5. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint sticks.
  6. Let sit for about 30 minutes or until the white chocolate has hardened.
  7. Break into chunks and serve!
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Foodie Extravaganza is where we celebrate obscure food holidays or cook and bake together with the same ingredient or theme each month. This month we celebrate National Popcorn Day (which is January 19th) by serving up popcorn as creatively as we can.

Camilla from Culinary Adventures with Camilla is hosting and here’s the challenge she shared with the crew…


“National Popcorn Day is celebrated annually January 19th. It can be sweet, savory, buttered, plain, and even shaped into balls. So, bring your most fun, creative – or just your favorite – twist to eating popcorn.”

Posting day for #FoodieExtravaganza is always the first Wednesday of each month. If you are a blogger and would like to join our group and blog along with us, come join our Facebook page Foodie Extravaganza. We would love to have you! If you’re a spectator looking for delicious tid-bits check out our Foodie Extravaganza Pinterest Board! Looking for our previous parties? Check them out HERE.

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8 thoughts on “White-Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Popcorn #FoodieExtravaganza

  1. Miz Helen

    We will just love this very special snack! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and hope to see you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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