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Grinch Popcorn Recipe For The Holidays

This grinch popcorn is so fun to make for the holiday season! Great for movie nights, wrapping parties, holiday parties and so much more!

What is the Grinch movie about?

The Grinch is a 2000 American live-action/computer-animated holiday comedy film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Jim Carrey in the title role, along with Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, and Taylor Momsen. Dr. Seuss’ holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is brought to live-action and animation.

The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration. When the Whos declare they are going to make Christmas three times bigger this year, the Grinch realizes that he will have to steal Christmas to prevent this from happening.

What is Grinch popcorn?

Grinch popcorn is a fun and easy treat to make for the holidays! It’s perfect for movie nights, wrapping parties, holiday parties and more! This tasty popcorn is made with white chocolate, green food coloring, and peppermint extract. It’s then topped with green sprinkles and crushed candy canes. This festive popcorn is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike!

What are some other holiday popcorn flavors you can make?

If you’re looking for more holiday popcorn flavors, try this recipe for Peppermint Chocolate Popcorn or this recipe for White Chocolate Cranberry Popcorn. Both of these recipes are perfect for the holidays!

What are some other ways to use Grinch popcorn?

This Grinch popcorn is also great for gift giving! Place it in a cellophane bag and tie it with a ribbon. It’s also great for filling up holiday stockings. Alternatively, you can make a big batch of this popcorn and use it as party favors for your holiday party!

No matter how you enjoy it, this Grinch popcorn is sure to be a hit this holiday season!

What ingredients do you need for this grinch popcorn?

  • ½ cup popcorn kernels 
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • Pinch of salt 
  • Green regular and oil based food coloring 
  • Green M&M candies 
  • Mini marshmallows 
  • Red decorator candy hearts 

How do you store this grinch popcorn?

This grinch popcorn will stay fresh in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Grinch Popcorn Recipe For The Holidays
Yield: 6-8 servings

Grinch Popcorn Recipe For The Holidays

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This grinch popcorn is super fun to make for the holidays!


  • ½ cup popcorn kernels
  • 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Green regular and oil based food coloring
  • Green M&M candies
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Red decorator candy hearts


  1. Place the oil and oil based green food coloring in a large pot 
  2. Stir in the kernels, coating completely with the oil 
  3. Heat over medium heat until the first few kernels pop 
  4. Place the lid on and shake the pot over the heat 
  5. Remove the pot from the heat when the popping slows down and pour the popcorn onto a tray 
  6. Toss the marshmallows with a small amount of regular green food color 
  7. Sprinkle M&M candies, marshmallows, and candy hearts over the popcorn 
  8. Serve, share, and enjoy! 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 1mgSodium 33mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 0gSugar 7gProtein 0g

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