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PEPPERMINT POPCORN

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 24
Author: Butter With A Side of Bread

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup popcorn kernels or 5-6 bags of microwave popcorn
  • 1/4 cup canola vegetable or coconut oil*
  • 1 package white chocolate bark/ coating broken into individual squares (1 lb 8 oz)
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint pieces 2 sticks or 10 candy canes

Instructions

  • *omit if using microwave popcorn
  • To pop popcorn on the stove: Pour oil in a large pot and heat on medium-high for 2 minutes. Add in popcorn kernels and cover, gently shaking the pot occasionally. Once popcorn begins to pop, decrease heat slightly and shake the pot more consistently. Remove pot from heat once you can count to 3 between pops. Remove unpopped kernels and pour popcorn into 1 giant bowl or 2 large bowls. Salt popcorn lightly if desired.
  • Microwave chocolate bark on high for 1 minute 30 seconds. Stir gently, then microwave for an additional 30 seconds to 1 minute, until chocolate is fully melted and smooth.
  • Pour chocolate over popcorn and sprinkle peppermint pieces on top. Stir thoroughly to coat. Spread on wax paper to cool. Break pieces up gently and enjoy!