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Peppermint Popcorn Bark Recipe

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Sometimes I feel like our holiday cookie plates need a little something extra. This peppermint popcorn bark recipe is simple, the kids love helping make a batch. We add it to platters of sweet treats for holiday parties, cookie swaps, and more.

If you're not a fan of the texture, you might prefer a regular Candy Cane Bark. You can even make this sweet treat allergy-free with this Vegan Peppermint Bark recipe!

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

I love that popcorn is a tasty snack and the peppermint and chocolate add a touch of sweetness. It's a snack that everyone can enjoy and I don't have to feel too bad about snacking on myself!

What do you need to make popcorn bark?

  • air-popped popcorn
  • chocolate almond bark or chocolate chips
  • peppermint chips
  • crushed peppermint candy
Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Can I double the recipe?

You can easily double this recipe for peppermint popcorn bark. When I make a double batch we have enough to give away and some to snack on at home.

There's no extra work involved in making a double batch so it's an easy option for quick, thoughtful gifts!

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

How to make peppermint popcorn bark:

  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  2. Spread the popcorn in an even layer on the cookie sheet.
  3. Melt the chocolate in 25 second bursts in the microwave, stirring between each reheating until completely melted.
  4. Drizzle the melted chocolate on the popcorn.
  5. Repeat with the peppermint chips and then sprinkle on the broken peppermint candies while the chocolate is still wet.
  6. Let set/dry for up to 1 hour before serving or packaging.
  7. Makes 6 cups.
Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Printable Peppermint Popcorn Bark Recipe:

Here's the printable version of this tasty popcorn bark recipe. You can make my chocolate covered popcorn recipe whenever you like, though we tend to make it more frequently around the holidays. Print the recipe to have on hand the next time you want to make a homemade sweet treat.

If you do give it a try, be sure to stop back and let me know how you liked it!

Yield: 6 Cups

Peppermint Popcorn Bark Recipe

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 cup chocolate almond bark or chocolate chips
  • 1 cup peppermint chips
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup peppermint pieces

Instructions

    1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
    2. Spread the popcorn in an even layer on the cookie sheet.
    3. Melt the chocolate in 25 second bursts in the microwave, stirring between each reheating until completely melted.
    4. Drizzle the melted chocolate on the popcorn.
    5. Repeat with the peppermint chips and then sprinkle on the broken peppermint candies while the chocolate is still wet.
    6. Let set/dry for up to 1 hour before serving or packaging.
    7. Makes 6 cups.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1/2 Cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 15mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g

Do you have any other delicious treats I can try?

There's no bad time to have a sweet or savory treat recipe on hand, right? Here are a few that you will definitely want to try out for yourself!

Making peppermint popcorn bark is quick and easy. It's a family favorite holiday recipe and makes a great gift for teachers, friends, and neighbors. Chocolate covered popcorn is a great sweet treat that you can make anytime!

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