Day of the Dead Popcorn How To

Day of the Dead Popcorn How To

Treat them to bony buckets of popcorn!

Candy-covered popcorn is the perfect offering for hungry guests and restless spirits. Drizzle popcorn in vibrant colors of Candy Melts®, then give them a shriek-worthy display in clear cups with skull baking cups and a skull pick. Everyone can easily munch and mingle with their fellow party ghouls!


Yield Servings vary Level Easy
Day of the Dead Popcorn
  • Blue Candy Melts® Candy
  • Yellow Candy Melts® Candy
  • Vibrant Green Candy Melts® Candy
  • Lavender Candy Melts® Candy
  • Bright Pink Candy Melts® Candy
  • Red Candy Melts® Candy
  • Orange Candy Melts® Candy
  • Popped white popcorn
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Mixing bowls
  • Parchment Paper
  • Skeleton Cupcake Decorating Kit (sprinkles, baking cups and picks used)
  • Clear plastic cups
Follow Instructions
Drizzle Popcorn with Candy 1) Drizzle Popcorn with Candy
Melt blue, yellow, green, lavender, pink, red and orange Candy Melts candy, separately, in disposable decorating bags according to package directions. Cut small points off of bags.Place 2 cups of popcorn in mixing bowl. Drizzle one color of melted candy over popcorn.
Mix Candy into Popcorn 2) Mix Candy into Popcorn
Use spatula to mix candy into popcorn.
Spread Candy 3) Spread Candy
Spread candy on parchment—covered cookie pan. Let set, about 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat for all colors. Mix all colors of popcorn together with bone sprinkles.
Assemble Treats 4) Assemble Treats
Place baking cup in bottom of plastic cup. Fill cup with popcorn.
Position Pick 5) Position Pick
Position one skeleton pick in each cup and you're done. Delicioso!

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