Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Ginny's Peppermint Popcorn

Ginny's Peppermint Popcorn

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From the kitchen of Virginia VanderMay

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Recipe Details

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Tags: Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Quick & easy, Travels well


1 pound white candy coating or white chips
24 cups popped popcorn
3/4 cup finely crushed peppermint candy


  1. Melt white candy or chips in microwave or in heavy kettle, stirring until smooth.

  2. Place popcorn in large bowl, pour on about 1/2 of the melted candy or chips, stir well, repeat with other 1/2 of candy stirring well.

  3. Sprinkle on 1/4 cup of the crushed peppermint, stir in, repeat twice more.

  4. Pour onto wax paper lined baking sheet.

  5. When hardened, break apart.

  6. Store in airtight container.


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