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​​Halloween popcorn is a quick and easy way to make a festive treat that everyone can enjoy. This gluten free snack is tasty, adorable, and the perfect blend of sweet and salty!

If you love halloween but don’t want to do any baking or special prep for the this holiday you can’t go wrong with a delicious popcorn recipe that uses just a few ingredients and the microwave. Nothing fancy, no baking, and very little cleanup involved in this quick and easy homemade candy popcorn recipe!

Popcorn makes a great snack for Halloween parties and it can also go into cellophane bags for a little take home treat! If you have kids who need snacks for school this is a great allergy friendly treat to consider. It is also really simple for kids to help prep and decorate.

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pin showing the finished halloween popcorn ready to eat.

Perhaps you just need a festive reason to make a Halloween treat…this Halloween popcorn is really easy to prepare and it looks so cute. It’s tasty to devour and you might already have a lot of the ingredients on hand. I know we always have a cupboard stocked with microwave popcorn and baking chips.

This recipe comes together really quickly, the only thing you need to allot some time for is the drying / hardening of the melted candies. You can pop the recipe into the fridge for a few minutes if you are really in a rush to devour it…we won’t blame you or judge you 🙂

top down look at the finished halloween popcorn.

For those of you who haven’t tried making homemade popcorn recipes you are really missing out. You can make this one with microwave popcorn, air popped popcorn, or even a jiffy pop. Enjoy whatever method you like using to cook up your popcorn and then decorate it to your hearts content with some themed holiday melting chocolates and sprinkles.

Keep an eye on your sprinkle ingredients if you are making this gluten free. They can sometimes contain sneaky ingredients that you wouldn’t think would contain gluten!

another view of the finished popcorn.

Here’s what you will need to make this Halloween popcorn recipe:

This recipe uses candy eyeball sprinkles, black sprinkles, black candy melts, green candy melts, lavender candy melts, orange candy melts, and popcorn! 

That’s all you will need to whip up a batch of fun and festive halloween popcorn. You can use whatever kind of sprinkles you want. The body part candies are cute to add into the mix and you can always use different candy melts if you have access to them and want to use your preferred brands.

melting candies for the halloween popcorn.

Kitchen essentials for tasty no bake recipes:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.

Of course mixing bowls, a mixerspatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

I like these casserole dishes from Pyrex which are great for no bake recipes and for all your favorite dinners, brownies, cakes, and more.

You can’t go wrong with some good sharp knives and a cutting board. They will always come in handy in the kitchen for recipes of any kind, even desserts!

Adorable halloween popcorn ready to share

How to make spooky candy popcorn at home:

In about four steps you will have your own batch of this deliciously spooky popcorn to enjoy. Don’t believe it could be that easy? Let’s dive on in and take a look with this step by step guide!

melting the chocolates

Melt the orange, purple, green, and black candy melts as directed on the sweet tooth fairy package. If you use a different brand then do as it is directed.

drizzled colors over the halloween popcorn.

Drizzle each color of candy melts over the popcorn. Sprinkle with candy eyeballs and black sprinkles. Let dry till candy melts have hardened. 

Finished bowl of the Halloween popcorn.

Break apart the popcorn and place in a bowl to serve.

That’s all there is to it! Now that you’ve had a chance to try this delicious halloween treat don’t miss out on even more listed below as well as the printable version of this step by step guide. Make sure to stop in the comments and let us know how you enjoyed this tasty halloween treat!

close up of the finished popcorn ready to eat

Looking for more Halloween treats?

If you loved making this halloween popcorn you are going to love these other delicious holiday treats as well. You can make these all year long, for themed parties, or just for the heck of it! Enjoy everything there is to try with these other simple recipes today.

Printable Halloween Popcorn Recipe:

Yield: 8 Servings

Halloween Popcorn

featured image showing the finished halloween popcorn.

​​Halloween popcorn is a quick and easy way to make a festive treat that everyone can enjoy. This gluten free snack is tasty, adorable, and the perfect blend of sweet and salty.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of popcorn; popped
  • 1/2 cup light green candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
  • 1/2 cup lavender candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
  • 1/2 orange candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
  • 1/2 black candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
  • black sprinkles
  • candy eyeball sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Pop the popcorn as directed on the box. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Melt the orange, purple, green, and black candy melts as directed on the sweet tooth fairy package. If you use a different brand then do as it is directed.
  3. Drizzle each color of candy melts over the popcorn. Sprinkle with candy eyeballs and black sprinkles. Let dry till candy melts have hardened.
  4. Break apart the popcorn and place in a bowl to serve.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 141Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 93mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g
Finished popcorn ready to eat.
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