Hocus Pocus Popcorn is a fun, spooky, and delicious treat for Halloween. This popcorn is perfect if you’re entertaining trick-or-treaters this evening!
Fun and festive, Hocus Pocus Popcorn is the perfect way to say “Boo” this Halloween. Our sweet and savory blend of sugar and salt is coated with a sprinkling of fun-colored pepper that adds a touch of sass to any party.
Get ready for the spookiest night of the year with this delicious, fun-filled popcorn!
Why You’ll Love This Hocus Pocus Popcorn
- Hocus Pocus Popcorn is the perfect way to share your love of Halloween with the family.
- Filled with good-for-you ingredients, this recipe is easy to make and leaves you with a fun combination of flavors.
- This is great to make at home with your kids and grandkids. Just remembering the childhood magic of the movie Hocus Pocus will create excitement.
- Our Hocus Pocus Popcorn is perfect for movie night! This popcorn is packed with delectable chocolate chips and delicious marshmallows to make a fantastic snack that looks just like everyone's favorite witch!
It's that time of year again when the leaves change color, the days get shorter, and Halloween is just around the corner.
That means it's time to start thinking about what costumes you want to wear, what Trick-or-Treating routes you'll take, and what kinds of spooky treats you'll enjoy this season.
One of our favorite traditions is watching Hocus Pocus while munching on some delicious Hocus Pocus popcorn.
If you're looking for a fun and easy way to add some Halloween magic to your movie night, then follow our simple recipe below!
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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Equipment Needed to Make Hocus Pocus Popcorn
Ingredients For Your Hocus Pocus Popcorn
- Bag Of Popcorn; Popped
- Light Green Candy Melts (Sweet Tooth Fairy)
- Lavender Candy Melts (Sweet Tooth Fairy)
- Orange Candy Melts (Sweet Tooth Fairy)
- Black Candy Melts (Sweet Tooth Fairy)
- Black Sprinkles
- Candy Eyeball Sprinkles
How To Make A Hocus Pocus Popcorn
Step 1: Pop the Popcorn
Pop the popcorn as directed on the box. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Step 2: Decorate
Melt the orange, purple, green, and black candy melts as directed on the sweet tooth fairy package.
If you use a different brand, then do as it is directed.
Drizzle each color of candy melts over the popcorn.
Sprinkle with candy eyeballs and black sprinkles.
Let dry till candy melts have hardened.
Break apart the popcorn and place it in a bowl to serve.
This serves 6 persons and can be prepared in as little as 20 minutes.
What to Serve with Your Popcorn
Almonds and Other Nuts
If you like to experiment in your kitchen, you'll love mixing a bowl of Hocus Pocus Popcorn. Serve with a handful of almonds, which are high in fiber and protein.
Any protein-fiber combination is a powerhouse, so don't skip the almonds.
Soda or Fruit Juices
Sodas pair nicely with a variety of popcorn varieties. Fruit-flavored sodas, such as orange, grape, and citrus-flavored sodas, pair well with butter popcorn.
Root beer is a beverage that pairs nicely with butter, cheese, kettle corn, and other types of popcorn.
Popular Substitutions & Additions
No matter how often you watch the movie, you'll be disappointed by its absence of Hocus Pocus Popcorn. We've got all your favorite flavors here, including coffee and marshmallows, to make it taste like the real thing.
The perfect mix of salty and sweet, this popcorn will satisfy your craving for both! You may be considering adding or topping some of the following:
- Chocolate Chips
- Chocolate Wafers
- Dried Fruits
- Mixed Nuts
- Shredded Coconut
- Crushed Toffee Bars
How To Store Hocus Pocus Popcorn
Best Way To Store Popcorn Leftover
Freshness is best preserved in popcorn tins, as well as plastic and glass storage containers with sealable covers. If you intend to freeze your remaining popcorn, search for freezer-safe containers.
How Long Will Hocus Pocus Popcorn Last?
Popped popcorn can be stored unopened for two to four weeks. Once the packaging is opened, the shelf life is reduced to one to two weeks.
Gourmet popcorn: Gourmet popcorn has a longer shelf life than ordinary popped popcorn because of the excellent toppings and tastes.
Can I Freeze Popcorn?
Yes, popcorn can be frozen! Popcorn does not become frozen by being placed in the freezer. Things keep it fresher for longer!
Can I Reheat Popcorn?
Simply spread it out on a baking sheet in a uniform layer and heat it in a 250°F oven for about five minutes or until warmed through.
You'll want to keep an eye on the popcorn while baking to ensure it doesn't burn.
Pour it into a dish once it's warmed up and crisped up again, and munch as usual.
Can I use any kind of popcorn?
Yes. You can use any popcorn bag (the kind you microwave). However, it works best with salted white popcorn (non-buttered).
Can I make them in advance?
Yes, you can make it right before you want to eat it. It does harden over time, so I recommend making it just before serving, or at the very least on the same day as your Halloween party.
Can I use any kind of candy melt?
Yes, as long as they melt quickly in the microwave and are already colored, saving you time, money, and the hassle of coloring your own melted chocolate.
Is popcorn healthy or not?
It depends. When air-popped and eaten without additions high in fat, salt, or sugar, popcorn is a nutritious snack.
Popcorn has a lot of nutrients, including fiber. Popcorn is one of the healthiest and most popular snack foods on the planet.
It is high in essential nutrients and provides numerous health advantages.
Is popcorn healthy for weight loss?
Yes. Popcorn is a food that can aid in weight loss due to its high fiber content, low-calorie count, and low energy density.
Other Halloween Recipes You’ll Love
Get ready to be amazed! Our Hocus Pocus Popcorn is everything you've ever imagined and then some.
We took all the familiar smells and textures of your favorite movie, combined them into one unique treat, and created this magical recipe to help bring the Sanderson Sisters back to life.
Perfect for a family bonding activity or a homemade gift, this recipe is simple enough for even the youngest pixies—so get ready to go spooky!
Aside from Hocus Pocus Popcorn, you may try these fun and exciting recipes below:
Hocus Pocus Popcorn is the perfect way to share your love of Halloween with the family.
Filled with good-for-you ingredients, this recipe is easy to make and leaves you with a fun combination of flavors.
Hocus Pocus Popcorn Recipe
- 1 bag of popcorn; popped
- 1/2 cup light green candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
- 1/2 cup lavender candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
- 1/2 orange candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
- 1/2 black candy melts (sweet tooth fairy)
- black sprinkles
- candy eyeball sprinkles
- Pop the popcorn as directed on the box. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Melt the orange, purple, green, and black candy melts as directed on the sweet tooth fairy package. If you use a different brand, then do as it is directed.
- Drizzle each color of candy melts over the popcorn. Sprinkle with candy eyeballs and black sprinkles. Let dry till candy melts have hardened.
- Break apart the popcorn and place it in a bowl to serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 124mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 2gSugar: 16gProtein: 2g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.
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