Grinch Popcorn – Easy Christmas Treat

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This Grinch Popcorn is sweet, salty and delicious! It’s easy and such a huge hit with kids and the grown-ups. Perfect for a movie night to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

For every holiday, we love making popcorn mixes. It’s just such a great festive snack to make. As many different popcorn snacks as we have made, this one is always the most popular! Because we love The Grinch so much, we have a BUNCH more Grinch recipes for you to try.

Christmas Grinch Popcorn

Grinch Popcorn

The fun part about this is that kids can make this fun Christmas snack mix all by themselves. If you make a list of holiday activities to cross off like an advent calendar, this is a great one to do.

Ingredients You Will Need

(full amounts in recipe box below)

  • Popcorn
  • Bright Green Candy Melts
  • Wilton Green Candy Melts
  • Wilton Yellow Candy Melts
  • Mini M&M’s
  • Jumbo Heart Sprinkles
  • Red M&M’s

Christmas Grinch Popcorn

Grinch Popcorn Recipe

This is super easy. Grab your ingredients and let’s get ready for movie night!

  1. Pop the popcorn. You can use pre-popped popcorn if you’d like to save a few minutes.
  2. Melt the green candy melts and pour over the popcorn.
  3. Stir the popcorn and add in M&M’s and hearts.
  4. Spread the popcorn mixture out on parchment paper to let cool.
  5. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl.
  6. Cut the yellow candy melts in half and stick a red M&M on top with a drop of cookie icing.

Christmas Grinch Popcorn

You can find this adorable stuffed Grinch HERE.

Christmas Grinch Popcorn

My boys gobbled this stuff up and just loved it! We plan to make this every Christmas. I just love adding new traditions to our family. So yummy and such a fun treat to make with the kids!

Christmas Grinch Popcorn

Watch how it’s made…

Here are some more holiday recipes to try:

Christmas Cookie Fudge

Peppermint Bark Popcorn

Christmas Monster Cookies

Easy Rolo Pretzel Bites

Christmas Grinch Popcorn
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Grinch Popcorn

This Grinch Popcorn is sweet, salty and delicious! Such a huge hit with kids (and adults) and perfect for your How the Grinch Stole Christmas movie night.
15 minutes


  • 15 cups Popcorn about 1 cup before popping
  • 12 oz package Bright Green Candy Melts
  • 6 oz Wilton Green Candy Melts
  • 3 oz Wilton Yellow Candy Melts
  • ¼ cup mini M&M's
  • ¼ Jumbo Heart Sprinkles
  • Red M&M's


  • Pop the popcorn.
  • Pour the green candy melts in a glass bowl. Microwave on 50% power for 1 minute, then 30 seconds between stirring.
  • Pour the melted chocolate on the popcorn and mix well.
  • Stir in half of your candy hearts and green M&M’s. 
  • Spread out the popcorn onto wax paper.
  • Add the rest of the candy hearts and sprinkles on top and let it set for about 15 minutes.
  • Scoop the cooled popcorn into a large bowl.
  • Cut the yellow candy melt disks in half and attach a mini red M&M’s on the top using cookie icing. Place them on top of the popcorn

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