Sugar Cookie Popcorn tastes just like a sugar cookie. It’s covered in white chocolate and has a few secret ingredients!
If you need an easy, delicious treat to giveaway to family and friends this is it.
Popcorn is one of my favorite treats to make at the holidays and I usually make this White Chocolate Popcorn but this year I decided to switch it up a bit.
In addition to the popcorn and white chocolate, this popcorn has a secret ingredient which makes it taste like a sugar cookie and will leave people wondering what that is that they are tasting?!
How to Make Sugar Cookie Popcorn
I love it when that happens, when people can’t quite identify a flavor they are tasting. The secret ingredient in this recipe is some vanilla extract and almond extract! You mix the two together in with some melted butter and pour that over your popcorn before adding the white chocolate coating.
I pop my popcorn in an air popper and I like to use white popcorn versus yellow popcorn for this. You could also pop your corn on the stove top but using microwave popcorn may give you a slightly different flavor. After tossing it with the butter, vanilla and almond, add a bit of salt and then you are ready to coat it with the melted white chocolate.
After the popcorn is coated, spread it out on a large baking sheet and then sprinkle with some holiday sprinkles for some fun color. I packaged it up in cellophane bags and tied it up with some cute ribbon. I keep a pile of them near my front door so when someone drops by I can send them home with a holiday treat.
For some of my other favorite holiday food gifts check out this post. This Peppermint Bark Dip is also new this year and a real favorite.
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Sugar Cookie Popcorn
Sugar Cookie Popcorn
- 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn about 16 cups popped
- 2 Tbsp butter melted
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp almond extract
- 1 1/2 cups of vanilla candy melts 10 oz.
- Pop popcorn and remove unpopped kernels. Place popcorn in a large bowl.
- Mix together melted butter and extracts.
- Drizzle over popcorn and stir to coat. Salt lightly.
- Melt vanilla candy melts in microwave and then drizzle over popcorn and stir to coat.
- Spread on a large baking sheet and add sprinkles.
- Allow to sit until set.
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