Green Popcorn

Green Popcorn

For green recipes for St. Patrick's Day, whether for a school party or just a fun treat, our green popcorn recipe is a perfect treat.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 250 F.
  2. Step 2

    Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in the sugar and light corn syrup. Let it come to a boil. When the sugar dissolves, remove the caramel syrup from the heat.
  3. Step 3

    Stir in the salt and baking soda. The syrup will bubble up. Let it settle down a bit, stirring, then add the green food coloring.
  4. Step 4

    Start with 4 to 5 drops. Stir it in. Add more food coloring until it reaches the desired shade of green.
  5. Step 5

    Place the popcorn in a large mixing bowl. Pour the green caramel syrup over the popcorn. Toss to coat the popcorn well.
  6. Step 6

    Divide the popcorn between two jelly roll pans that have been lined with Silpat mats. Spread the green popcorn out into an even layer.
  7. Step 7

    Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 45 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes or so.
  8. Step 8

    Serve and enjoy immediately, or store the popcorn in an airtight container.