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Firecracker Popcorn

This Firecracker Popcorn has just the right amount of sweet and salty, and with the fun of popping candy! It’s a fun — and easy — snack to serve to add some spark to your 4th of July festivities!!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Appetizers & Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: July 4th, popcorn
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 397kcal
Author: A Crazy Family


  • 16 Cups popped popcorn
  • 12 oz. Bag White Chocolate Chips
  • Strawberry Flavored Popping Candy- PopRocks or AfterShocks – approx. 1oz. total candies 3 full packages of pop rocks or 20 of the small AfterShocks packages
  • ½ Cup Blue Candy Melts
  • White & Red sprinkles


  • Prepare your work surface by spreading out a large area of wax paper, you’ll be spreading your popcorn out on it.
  • Reserve ½ cup of white chocolate chips and place the rest in the bowl of a double boiler.
  • Melt over medium/low heat until smooth.
  • Place your popcorn in a large bowl and pour your melted white chocolate over the popcorn. Stir until all the popcorn is evenly coated.
  • Spread the popcorn out evenly on your wax paper. While the white chocolate is still sticky sprinkle on about ½ of your popping candy and some of your red and white sprinkles.
  • Now melt the reserved white chocolate chips until nice and smooth.
  • Now using a pastry bag, a plastic baggie with the corner cut off, or a chocolate drizzling tool or spoon drizzle the melted white chocolate evenly across your popcorn. Sprinkle on a little bit more of your sprinkles and popping candy.
  • Next melt your blue candy melts in your double boiler and drizzle it across the popcorn. Sprinkle on your remaining popping candy and a little bit more sprinkles.
  • Let all of your candy cool before serving.
  • Serve immediately or keep in an airtight container.


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g