Monster Mash Popcorn

Wow, it’s already the middle of September!! I guess it’s about time to start creating some fun Halloween inspired treats. I was actually brainstorming ideas for a post that I just finished for my friend Claire.  This one wouldn’t work for her post but it definitely needed to be made…and shared…because this Monster Mash Popcorn is delicious!!

Monster Mash Popcorn - a perfectly ghoulish treat | cookingwithcurls.com

It’s also pretty cute, and oh so easy to make. Although that picture does make it look like it is sliding across the table to get me!

Monster Munch Popcorn makes a perfect Halloween treat | cookingwithcurls.com

This is one that the kiddos would have fun making, assuming that they are old enough to reach the microwave. 😉 I made my popcorn in the microwave {in brown paper bags} and dumped it into a LARGE bowl, you want lots of space for mixing…..

Monster Mash Popcorn popped cookingwithcurls.com

Place the candy melts in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on HIGH for one minute, stir and heat for an additional minute. Stir and continue heating and stirring in 15 second intervals until the candy is melted and smooth…..

Monster Mash Popcorn melt cookingwithcurls.com

Pour over the popcorn and gently stir to completely cover…..

Monster Mash Popcorn mix cookingwithcurls.com

Add the candy coated chocolates {mine are mint flavored M&M’s from last Christmas} and half of the ghoulish confetti sprinkles, stir to combine…..

Monster Mash Popcorn candy cookingwithcurls.com

Spread the popcorn mixture out on a parchment paper or Silpat lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with the decorative candy eyes and the remaining confetti sprinkles…..

Monster Mash Popcorn eyes cookingwithcurls.com

Set aside to cool completely, then break apart and serve…..

Monster Munch Popcorn | cookingwithcurls.com

I almost grabbed the purple candy melts so I could call it Purple People Eater Popcorn, but I just can’t pass up the color green! 🙂

If you like more candies in your mix, add more, add nuts, add whatever you like. Have fun with it!

Stop by a little CLAIREification tomorrow to see the recipe that I created, and check out my crafty side…..

Skull White Chocolate Mousse

Another fun popcorn this time of year is Troll Boogers {slime green candied popcorn}…..

Troll Boogers | cookingwithcurls.com

from my Harry Potter Halloween Party last year…..

Harry Potter Party Foods | cookingwithcurls.com

Enjoy!!

Monster Mash Popcorn

Serves 15
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 2 minutes
Total time 17 minutes
Meal type Dessert, Snack
Monster Mash Popcorn - a perfectly ghoulish treat.

Ingredients

  • 15 Cups popped popcorn
  • 16 Ounces green candy melts
  • 1/2 cup colorful coated candies (or more if you like)
  • 2 Tablespoons ghoulish confetti sprinkles
  • decorative candy eyes

Directions

Place the popped popcorn into a LARGE bowl, set aside.
Place the candy melts in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on HIGH for one minute, stir and heat for an additional minute. Stir and continue heating and stirring in 15 second intervals until the candy is melted and smooth.
Pour over the popcorn and gently stir to completely cover.
Add the candy coated chocolates and half of the ghoulish confetti sprinkles, stir to combine.
Spread the popcorn mixture out on a parchment paper or Silpat lined baking sheet.
Sprinkle with the decorative candy eyes and the remaining confetti sprinkles.
Set aside to cool completely, then break apart and serve.

This recipe will be partying at these link parties!

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