Monster Mash Popcorn Mix

Monster Mash Popcorn Mix from @KatrinasKitchen

I have an enthusiastic Four Year Old Foodie. Since he is always putting up with my boring measuring and stirring I thought it would be fun to get a little crazy in the kitchen. So we popped a bunch of popcorn using the homemade microwave method, drizzled it with chocolate, and threw in bunches of candy corn, Reese’s Puffs cereal, and these funky eyeball candies.

Monster Mash Popcorn Mix from @KatrinasKitchen

I usually save my chocolate popcorn for Christmastime when we have an excess of chocolate leftover from dipping buckeyes. But how could I say no to my little guy when he first saw these candy eyeballs? I waited for my 40% off coupon and nabbed a pack as soon as I could.

Our family enjoyed munching on this Monster Mash. However the longer that I stared at these photos the more I started to see chickens. Do you see chickens? Have I mentioned that I’m weird? Anyway,  Monster Mash Popcorn Mix or Funky Chicken Popcorn Mix- you decide. I’m going back for seconds.

Monster Mash Popcorn Mix from @KatrinasKitchen

Monster Mash Popcorn Mix Recipe

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Yield: 5 cups

Prep Time:20 minutes

Total Time:1 hour

A sweet, Halloween-themed popcorn mix with candy eyeballs

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups popped popcorn
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate
  • 1/4 cup orange chocolate
  • 1/4 cup yellow chocolate
  • 1 cup Reese's Puffs cereal
  • 1/4 cup candy corn
  • candy eyes

Directions:

  1. Pop corn, separate out all of the unpopped kernels.
  2. Mix popcorn with cereal and candies.
  3. Spread out the popcorn mix over baking sheets or parchment and drizzle with chocolate.
  4. Sprinkle with more cereal and candy if desired.

 

Notes:

  • The colored chocolate and candy eyes are from Wilton. I purchased mine at JoAnne's.