Sugar Cookie Popcorn
Sugar Cookie Popcorn is an adorable and delicious Valentine's treat. We've got sweet, salty, chocolate and sprinkles all rolled into one!
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Table of Contents
  1. Sugar Cookie Popcorn
  2. Ingredients
  3. How to Make Sugar Cookie Popcorn
  4. Can I use store-bought dough?
  5. Can I mix it all in a bowl instead?
  6. How do I store the popcorn?
  7. Can I make this for other holidays?
  8. How long does it take to prepare?
  9. How many will this serve?
  10. More Valentine's Day Recipes
  11. Sugar Cookie Popcorn Recipe

Valentine’s Day Snack Mix (Sugar Cookie Popcorn) is an adorable and delicious Valentine’s treat. We’ve got sweet, salty, popcorn,, chocolate and sprinkles all rolled into one! This makes the ultimate Valentine’s Day snack mix for your favorite sweetheart!

Valentine's Day Snack Mix

This can be made ahead of time and packaged in cute baggies to give out as gifts!

This Valentine’s Day Popcorn recipe is easy to make and is fun to make along with your kids. It is super easy to make and you can use our favorite Sugar Cookie Recipe or even opt to make it easier by using store-bought dough.

Ingredients

Here’s what we used for our version of this recipe, but you can really add or delete anything you want. You really cannot mess it up!

  • Favorite Sugar Cookie Recipe
  • Crushed sugar cookies
  • Pre-popped popcorn
  • Pretzel twists
  • Pink Candy Melts
  • Vanilla almond bark
  • Valentine’s Day sprinkles
Sugar Cookie Popcorn ingredients

You will also need parchment paper and mini heart cookie cutters (this set comes with all kinds of other cute shapes too!).

  1. Prepare your favorite sugar cookies according to recipe directions. Use a mini cookie cutter to cut out small hearts. Depending on the recipe, you’ll get about 90-100 hearts. Do not discard the cookie dough scraps. Let cookies cool when they come out of the oven.
  2. Melt the pink Candy Melts according to package directions and drizzle over the tops of the cooled cookies.
  3. Sprinkle with sprinkles and allow to dry.
  4. Spread the remaining cookie dough scraps out on the baking sheet and bake. Once it cools, break up the sugar cookie until it’s a coarse, sand-like texture.
  5. Spread out parchment paper over a large surface.
  6. Pour out the popcorn and pretzels and toss together.
  7. In a medium bowl, melt almond bark in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  8. Drizzle the almond bark over the popcorn and pretzels.
  9. Sprinkle the crushed sugar cookie dough and sprinkles over the top. With clean hands, gently toss the mixture until the popcorn and pretzels are coated. Allow to dry.
  10. Once dry, add in mini sugar cookies. Pour into serving bowls or packages.
How to make chocolate covered popcorn with sugar cookies for valentine's day

Pro-Tip – I roll out my dough to be about ¼ of an inch thick for the hearts!

Can I use store-bought dough?

Yes, you can! However, you may not be able to get 100 cookies out of the mix so you’ll need to buy extra.

Can I mix it all in a bowl instead?

Yes, if you have a bowl big enough to hold everything, you can! I always find it easier to spread out parchment paper to be cover 2×4 feet and mix everything on that surface.

How do I store the popcorn?

Once dry, store in an airtight container. This is best eaten within 2-3 days of preparing.

Can I make this for other holidays?

Yes! You can use mini cookie cutter for any season; Christmas trees, bunny rabbits for Easter, stars for the 4th of July. Just swap out the colors of the candy melts and sprinkles and you’re good to go for any season!

How long does it take to prepare?

Sugar Cookie Popcorn in a gift bag

The sugar cookie recipe I use doesn’t need to be chilled before-hand so preparing the cookies goes rather quickly. Assembly time is about 1 hour, which included baking cookies, drizzling in chocolate and allowing them to dry. Dry time is about 30 minutes.

How many will this serve?

You can fill about 20 treat bags with this recipe.

Valentine's Day Snack Mix pinterest

More Valentine’s Day Recipes

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DESSERTS: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ladybugs | Chocolate Chip Cookie HeartsSurprise Inside Heart Cake | Valentines Day Cookie Cups

CLASSROOM GIFTS: DIY Heart Shaped Crayons | Love Bug Snack Cup

5 from 2 votes
Sugar Cookie Popcorn
Serves — 20
Sugar Cookie Popcorn is an adorable and delicious Valentine's treat. We've got sweet, salty, chocolate and sprinkles all rolled into one!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Let Set 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • Favorite Sugar Cookie Recipe
  • 1 cup crushed sugar cookies
  • 11 ounces (5.5 ounce bags) microwave popcorn
  • 8 ounces Pretzel twists
  • 1 cup Pink Candy Melts
  • 1 package Vanilla almond bark
  • Valentine’s Day sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Prepare your favorite sugar cookies according to recipe directions. Use a mini cookie cutter to cut out small hearts. Depending on the recipe, you’ll get about 90-100 hearts. Do not discard the cookie dough scraps. Let cookies cool when they come out of the oven.
  • Melt the pink Candy Melts according to package directions and drizzle over the tops of the cooled cookies.
  • Sprinkle with sprinkles and allow to dry.
  • Spread the remaining cookie dough scraps out on the baking sheet and bake. Once it cools, break up the sugar cookie until it’s a coarse, sand-like texture.
  • Spread out parchment paper over a large surface.
  • Pour out the popcorn and pretzels and toss together.
  • In a medium bowl, melt almond bark in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Drizzle the almond bark over the popcorn and pretzels.
  • Sprinkle the crushed sugar cookie dough and sprinkles over the top. With clean hands, gently toss the mixture until the popcorn and pretzels are coated. Allow to dry.
  • Once dry, add in mini sugar cookies. Pour into serving bowls or packages.

Jenn’s Notes

Pro-Tip – I roll out my dough to be about ¼ of an inch thick for the hearts!

Nutrition Info

Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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