As a rule, I don’t go out of my way to make every day special for my kids. LOL! That was the best lie EVER! I seriously try to make each day fun and one thing we did the other day was put together a quick and fun mini unicorn party for a playdate. Dude, when I busted out this unicorn popcorn, there were squeals.
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, you’ll find a lot of unicorn content… Friends – it’s an insane amount unicorn crafts, food, and DIYs. Just type “unicorn” in the search box and prepare to be wowed (or overwhelmed). :)
Last week, we made this tasty unicorn popcorn as a movie night treat. And let me tell you, it tastes as magical as I imagine unicorn popcorn should. Let’s get started.
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Tips to Make this, the Best of Unicorn Food Ideas
- Make sure your popcorn is still warm and the chocolate isn’t too hot. It will shrink your popcorn. Make sure everything falls into the “warm” category and you’ll be fine.
- If you decide not to use candy melts but want to use regular chocolate, keep in mind that it’s will be a little more oily and can take longer to set.
- For maximum squeals, be generous with the sprinkles. Sprinkles maximize magic – it’s a scientific fact.
How Do I Make this Unicorn Popcorn?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. If you’re making a unicorn party ideas playlist on YouTube, here is our unicorn popcorn video tutorial.
- 5 cups popcorn, popped
- 1 ½ cups pink candy melts
- 1 ½ tsp coconut oil
- Colorful sprinkles
- Aqua-colored jelly beans
- Pink and red M&Ms
- Line a baking sheet with wax paper and spread out your popcorn on it.
- Place candy melts and coconut oil in a bowl and microwave in 30-second intervals, until completely melted.
- Pour melted candy on top of popcorn. Mix until most of the popcorn is covered with the candy.
- Pour colorful sprinkles over the newly-coated popcorn and let sit for 15-20 minutes.
- Place popcorn in a large bowl and top with jelly beans and M&Ms. Serve in individual bowls
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 480Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 101gFiber: 1gSugar: 64gProtein: 1g
All nutrition information is estimated. Please calculate your exact brands and ingredients if accuracy is desired.
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More Unicorn Party Ideas You Might Like
- DIY Unicorn Headband – A super fun party activity would be letting each kiddo make their very own unicorn horn. I am seriously considering this for our next birthday.
- Easy Unicorn Pin Board – If you’re wanting to make a unicorn-themed gift for your birthday girl, this is an awesome idea. And so simple, it can be made in just minutes!
- Free Printable Unicorn Party Game – Need a whole party for the group to play? Don’t worry, this is going to occupy them for a bit!
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