Peppermint Patty Popcorn

Peppermint Patty Popcorn
Fall is my favorite time of year and Peanuts is my favorite cartoon. My house is full of Peanuts collectibles and the movies, especially It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas, are a special tradition in my home. So you can imagine that I am super excited about the Peanuts movie release this November 6. To celebrate the occasion I decided to whip up some Peanuts-inspired goodness – Peppermint Patty Popcorn.

Peppermint Patty Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of Pop Secret HomeStyle microwave popcorn
  • 2 peppermint patties (approx .6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 tbs butter or shortening

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Pop the popcorn and spread it on the baking sheet to cool.
  3. Place the peppermint patties and butter in a glass dish and heat in the microwave for 15 seconds and then stir. Repeat until melted and smooth. Avoid heating too much or the chocolate will begin to bake.
  4. Using a fork, drizzle or flick the chocolate mixture onto the chocolate. Allow it to cool and then toss it in a bowl.
  5. Enjoy the popcorn treat right away for best results.

Notes: Peppermint patties do not melt as well as chocolate chips, so really watch them in the microwave and make sure not to overcook them. Mine did not melt thin enough to pour over the popcorn, I had to flick the chocolate on with a fork. It’s a little messier than drizzling but it actually looks cool on the popcorn. Peppermint Patty Popcorn recipe 1

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About Janice

Janice is an Arizona native, a soldier's girl, daughter of the King, and mother to two. She shares family activity ideas, recipes, crafts, and product reviews at Celebrating Family. Read more about Janice here!

Comments

  1. I saw those bags today while I was out shopping but I din’t pick one up. I might head back tomorrow just to grab one. Your Peppermint Patty Popcorn recipe looks good and now I’m thinking it’s snack time!

  2. Oh my goodness!!! This sounds yummy!! Thanks for sharing!!!!

  3. We’ve done something similar, but with Reese’s. It turned out amazing!

  4. Debra Wagner says:

    wow that looks phenomenial! I love the pictures too, you really know who to present your stuff!! Of course I love popcorn and all that candy, so I will be making it soon and know it will be delicious!

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