Easter Popcorn Recipe: Pastel Chocolate Covered Popcorn


This Easter Popcorn recipe is the perfect compromise between a sweet or savory snack to enjoy while celebrating the holiday.  The pastel gourmet chocolate covered popcorn is quite easy to prepare and kids will enjoy helping to make it..
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 bag of microwave popcorn (full sized, not snack)
  • 15 purple candy melts*
  • 15 pink candy melts*
  • 15 white candy melts*
  • sprinkles in spring colors
  • Peanut M&Ms in pastel colors (or M&Ms of choice)
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Pop the popcorn, then separate into two large bowls. Try and remove the unpopped kernels.
  2. Place the candy melts in small bowls, one for each color.
  3. Microwave the purple candy for 40 seconds then stir, repeat in 20 second intervals until melted and smooth. (takes 1-1½ minutes dependent on melt brand and your microwave).
  4. Drizzle over one of the bowls of popcorn, use a silicone spatula to ensure you get all the chocolate candy melt out. Toss the popcorn with your hands until well coated. Leave to cool.
  5. Repeat above process with pink candy melts.
  6. Once the pastel chocolate has set on the popcorn, mix the two colors together, then spread out on large platter.
  7. Melt the white candy melts and drizzle over the platter of popcorn, immediately top generously with candy sprinkles. They will adhere to the melted white chocolate candy.
  8. Add the M&Ms and serve.