White Chocolate popcorn

Popping your own popcorn could not be easier. You just need the pop corn kernels, a paper bag and 3-4 minutes of your time……THAT IS IT!! You don’t need to buy none of those unhealthy versions out there….trust me….this is way better.

My daughter’s birthday its just around the corner so I am figuring out what sort of treats to make for the kids. The theme is of course pink so the cake and some of the goodies I want to make are going to be pink.

I think I will probably make some sugar cookies and some pink chocolate covered pretzels…will see.

These chocolate pop corn its just AWESOME. It is not going to be the last time I make this, for sure, since it is so good and super easy to make.

Anyhow, this is really good. You can even try it with dark chocolate or any other chocolate of your choice. You could even get more creative and add some other things to the mix….why not!


I used the white chocolate baking bar plus some white chocolate chips for the melted chocolate. On the right picture you can see that all you need to pop corn is the actual kernels and a paper bag…… SO SO EASY!

The left picture is right after getting the pop corn out of the microwave. The right picture is right after mixing in the melted white chocolate into the pop corn.

You could make the pop corn what ever color you prefer.


White Chocolate popcorn

Yield: 6 servings

Total Time: 30 minutes


1/2 cup pop corn kernels, unpopped
4 oz white chocolate baking bar, I used Ghirardelli
6 oz white chocolate chips,  I used Ghriardelli brand
1 drop pink food coloring, optional



In a paper bag, like in the picture, place popcorn kernels and fold top of the bag twice.

Place it in the microwave and set to high for 3 to 3 and half minutes. Listen carefully for when kernels stop popping. As soon as the popping stops, take the bag out of the microwave. (Mine took about 3 minutes 15 seconds, my microwave is not to powerful).

Place popcorn in a baking sheet and lay flat to cool.

On a double boiler melt chocolate. When the chocolate is melted add 1 drop of food coloring and mix through. Pour chocolate over the popcorn and with your clean hands mix chocolate through.

Set aside until chocolate sets and serve.


Nutrition facts calculated based on the recipe giving 4 servings. Notice the D+ rating. That is what chocolate does for you but I am ok with it :-) As long as you don’t eat the entire batch, once in a while it is ok to indulge!!

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  1. Friend, do you believe I’ve never made granolas before? What a type of food blogger I am?!! I love yours especially it looks so easy to make and looks very flavourful too ;-)
    ps: I love that you aded all these tutorial photos. It helps a lot! Have a lovely Sunday! 

  2. Homemade granola is the BEST, isn’t it? I must make a batch soon. This looks fantastic!

  3. I will pick up ingredients this week :-)

  4. I love making my own granola but have never made this version before. I’m sure it would be a huge hit in my family and as gifts to friends. I’m curious though instead of pouring it into a bowl after the first 30 minutes and then redistributing it onto sheet pans to bake again, couldn’t you just mix each sheet pan with a spatula and then continue baking? That’s what I do with my granola, although I’m sure each recipe differs.

    • You totally could but bc my baking pans are so full with it stirring it will make a mess since a lot of it would overflow as I stir. It is easier for me to just place it all back into the big bowl and then distribute it back again in the baking pans :-) Thanks for stopping by.

  5. This is fantastic!  I could eat granola every day and this one will be my most fun fall granola!

  6. Oh yum. I do love a healthy breakfast, but the chocolate flavour definitely helps too ;)

  7. I so love the pumpkin and chocolate flavor combo, and I love even more that you used it in a healthy granola! :)

  8. You know what else granola is amazing for- Air travel. I made a batch for a present for my friend and um…ate it throughout the whole flight. BUT. The flight was 24 hours. :) This looks amazing, Miryam! 

  9. What a yummy treat! I’ve never made granola, but this recipe is making me want to give it a try! 

  10. WOW! This looks super delicious. I love making homemade granola but haven’t found a way to work pumpkin into it yet until now!

  11. So loving this recipe! I love granola, and have only made it once – a long time ago. It didn’t turn out well! Cannot wait to make this! Nice!

  12. I need this in my life!  Sharing!

  13. I would need to hide this granola away in my secret stash!

  14. What a wonderful way to have pumpkin! Looks awesome. Like you, I would eat this with Greek yogurt too.

  15. Home made granola is the best and I am definitely going to be making this.  Your recipes are always so healthy and good.  I just made a batch of pumpkin puree, definitely will make it.

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