The only thing better than chocolate and candy-covered popcorn is a cute DIY box to put it in. All you need is some sturdy paper and a color printer and you are all set. You are going to fall in love with this Valentine’s Day Popcorn and FREE Box Template.
I was drawn to this recipe because it is quick and easy and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. With its balance of sweet and salty flavors, this portable snack is going to make your heart swell.
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Easy Valentine’s Day Popcorn Recipe
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I believe in simple, yummy, and fun recipes and crafts. This tasty popcorn recipe and the easy-to-make paper popcorn boxes tick off all those criteria.
This recipe is simple enough that my little one can make it herself (11 years old). She also made the box to put the popcorn in – how much fun is that? What I’m saying is that if you need a craftivity / kids in the kitchen type of thing, this is a fun option.
If your child’s classroom is having a party to celebrate Valentine’s Day, this could be a fun snack to bring. Print the boxes ahead of time and the children can fill them up at school.
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Tips for Making Valentine’s Popcorn
- Stay close to any popcorn made in the microwave – sometimes it can burn quickly.
- Keep a sharp ear out to listen for the popping to slow. When it is between 1-3 seconds, remove your bag.
- Be careful if little hands are opening the popcorn bag (be mindful of hot steam).
- No bagged popcorn on hand? Make popcorn in the microwave with kernels and a bit of oil and salt in a brown paper lunch bag. Fold the top of the bag down a few times and cook as you would regular microwave popcorn.
- You can easily make popcorn on the stovetop with a large pan with a cover, oil, and a bit of salt. The Trick is to make sure you keep the heat at medium so you do not scorch your popcorn.
Ingredients For Delicious Candy Popcorn
- 1 bag of microwave popped popcorn
- 1 ¼ cup Valentine’s Day-themed M&Ms
- 1 cup mini pretzels twists, broken into pieces
- 2 cups red candy melts
- Valentine’s Day themed/colored sprinkles
Each step for this Valentine treat idea is detailed below so it is easy to follow. Keep this page open while you are creating your popcorn mix for Valentine’s Day. If you would rather have a printable recipe, just scroll down and select the print button.
Melt half of the candy melts.
Pour the melted red candies onto the popcorn.
Stir or toss to coat to popcorn with the melted red candies.
Spread coated popcorn onto the baking sheet
Add the broken pretzel pieces and M&Ms and sprinkles to the pan.
Melt and add the rest of the red candy melts to the easy candy popcorn recipe.
Notes for Making This Popcorn Recipe
- Print the free Valentine’s Day popcorn box templates at 100% and fill them with the candied popcorn.
- To break your pretzels into smaller pieces, just pop the amount you need into a zip-top bag and use a rolling pin. No rolling pin? Use a plastic drinking glass instead.
More Valentine’s Day Recipes and Crafts You May Like
- Felt Fortune Cookies for Valentine’s Day with Free Printable -These adorable felt fortune cookies are an easy craft the kids can make and take to school.
- This Easy Strawberry Fudge Recipe is Perfect for Valentine’s – This fudge recipe is ridiculously easy to make and is perfect for your kiddo’s class Valentine’s Day party.
- This Easy Valentines Day Dollar Tree Gnome with a Twisty Hat is SO FUN – Sometimes, it’s fun to make a craft that you know is inexpensive but really stunning and this Valentine’s Dollar Tree gnome is exactly that!
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