(recipe) 4th of july firecracker popcorn

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This red, white and blue popcorn has a secret ingredient that will add a little firecracker to your Independence Day celebrations. Everyone will love the Pop Rocks, the candy that pops and crackles in your mouth like a firework, in this yummy treat! This recipe is easy enough for the novice of crafter and your kiddos can even help with the chocolate drizzling and sprinkles. Happy 4th of July!


1 Bag Microwavable Popcorn

1/3 Cup Red Chocolate Candy Melts

1/3 Cup Blue Chocolate Candy Melts

2 Tablespoons Red, White & Blue Sprinkles

1 Bag Red or Blue Pop Rocks

Instructions: Pop popcorn and spread out on a piece of wax paper, removing all unpopped popcorn kernels. Melt 1/3 cup blue chocolate candy melts according to package, taking care not to over melt. I recommend microwaving in 30 second intervals and mix in between until fully melted. Drizzle the blue chocolate over the popcorn using a fork. Melt 1/3 cup red chocolate candy melts according to package and drizzle over the popcorn. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons sprinkles and Pop Rocks over the chocolate. Allow chocolate to harden and then enjoy!

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  1. I followed this recipe, except i melted white chocolate chips and added oil-based food colorings instead of using colored melts. The treat was well-received at our Independence Day party 🙂

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Welcome to See Vanessa Craft! I’m Vanessa, an MSSW and mom of two in Arizona, and I’m happy you’re here to get inspired with me. It’s my mission in life to spread creativity through crafts, recipes, travel and more in order to live a life well lived.