Easy Chocolate Dipped Halloween Popcorn Balls Recipe
I am so dang ready for fall, aren’t you? We live in the south and our temperatures are still in the upper 80’s, but are supposed to start dropping soon. My easy chocolate dipped Halloween popcorn ball recipe gets me in the mood for fall and Halloween.
My kids could eat these popcorn balls every day if I let them. They have a great crunch, a sticky factor and the melted chocolate and sprinkles give it an added level of sweetness.
The kids and I love making this Easy Chocolate Dipped Halloween Popcorn Balls recipe. The kids have so much fun doing the dipping and sprinkling! Another fun is my Halloween Eyeball Cupcakes recipe is my
If you need to bring a snack to a Halloween party or school event, this Easy Chocolate Dipped Halloween Popcorn Balls recipe is perfect. Kids and grown ups alike will fall in love with this twist on the classic recipe.
You can also make this Popcorn Balls recipe at Christmas, using white chocolate and Christmas colored sprinkles. Wrap them individually in clear cellophae wrap with a holiday ribbon and they make the cutest little gift.
Easy Chocolate Dipped Halloween Popcorn Balls Recipe
- 1 package (12 oz.) chocolate chips, melted
- 1 package (14 oz.) soft caramels
- 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine
- 1 Tbsp. water
- 12 cups popped popcorn
- Pop the popcorn, place in a large bowl and set aside.
- Unwrap caramel candy and add to medium size sauce pan. Add butter and water and cook over medium-low heat and stir until melted and smooth.
- Remove mixture from heat and pour over the popcorn and mix until popcorn is thoroughly coated.
- Let stand for a few minutes to cool.
- While the popcorn cools, melt your chocolate chips in the microwave. Set timer for 30 seconds, stir and repeat until smooth.
- ow for the fun part! Get the kids to help! Grease your hands with butter and shape the popcorn into balls about the size of a softball.
- Stick a wooden Popsicle stick in each popcorn ball, dip each popcorn ball into melted chocolate, and roll in the sprinkles.
- Place on waxed paper until chocolate is cooled and set.
What is your favorite Halloween treat? Would your family enjoy this popcorn ball recipe?
Robin (Masshole Mommy) saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 1:19 pm
These are awesome. I love Halloween and especially Halloween snacks. I want one right now 🙂
Kristen from The Road to Domestication saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 1:27 pm
First of all, those are really pretty! And second of all, they look SO tasty! Thanks for sharing this idea!
aimee fauci saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm
These look so sellable. They are perfect and too pretty to eat.
Kendra Frampton saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm
These look amazing! My girls are always asking to make something new so I am going to have them try this one this year! Thanks!
tess saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 2:44 pm
Those are so adorable! I would love to serve these for halloween.
Amanda Ripsam saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 3:12 pm
My daughter is at school and that’s a good thing if she saw those popcorn balls she would be begging me to make them But she wont eat movie popcorn just pop corn mommy makes and this would be so fun to make with her.
Jennifer saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 3:14 pm
Those are the best looking popcorn balls I’ve ever seen! I’ve never seen them with chocolate on them before.
Liz Mays saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 7:26 pm
It’s a great addition! They’d be fun to design with chocolate and sprinkles.
Dawn saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 3:33 pm
Those look fantastic. You can’t beat a chocolate and popcorn combo.
Lois Alter Mark saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 3:34 pm
Wow, those look amazing! Such a delicious combination of ingredients!
Jeanette saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 3:42 pm
Oh this would be that perfect sweet/salty fix! I think this is something my kiddo and I could make together!
Amanda || Growing Up Madison saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 4:52 pm
Oh these look almost too good to eat. I would have to try these with some halloween colors for sure but I might eat them all myself.
Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:05 pm
These are wonderful popcorn balls. I love that you covered them in chocolate. Yummo!
Liz Mays saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:17 pm
Oh these would be fun for a Halloween party. Those sprinkles make them look so cute!
Lady Lilith saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:26 pm
Wow. This looks so amazing. i can see the calories piling on just by reading this post.
Diana Villa saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:32 pm
Those candy treats looks fantastic! So colorful and fun, I bet my daughter is going to love those 😀
Melissa Pezza saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:33 pm
Holy. Moly. I’m going to have some happy kids this Halloween. =D
Catherine S saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 5:36 pm
This sounds and looks yummy. This is the kind of treat I would like to have.
rika saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 6:05 pm
I have to try this recipe! My kids love popcorn and this is the perfect snack for Halloween! Yum
Maureen@ADebtFreeStressFreeLife saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 6:08 pm
Those look yummy and great for a Halloween Party!
Jennifer Clay saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 7:13 pm
This looks so good! I love Halloween! It is one of my favorite holidays! My daughters are going to love making these!
Marcie W. saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 7:28 pm
Oh man these look awesome! I am a sucker for a good sweet and savory snack.
Mama to 5 BLessings saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:05 pm
Those look great! I bet my kids would really enjoy these, they love popcorn! Great for movie night!
Nancy @ Whispered Inspirations saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:15 pm
I love the colors and I bet they taste amazing! Perfect for parties.
Seattle Travel Blogger saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:20 pm
I love that these can be made for any holiday – just by switching out the color of the sprinkles. Plus they must be delicious.
coolchillmom saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:23 pm
this is about to become my favorite Halloween treat! What a find, that is why I do read you 🙂 Thank you!
Scarlet saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:31 pm
I love this idea! Delicious. Perfect for a Halloween party!
Amber NElson saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:50 pm
These look so amazing. I love popcorn balls!
Pam saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:52 pm
Kelly, those look amazing! At first I thought they were apples, but them I saw Popcorn. Oh my gracious, yum!
Pam saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:59 pm
Those look so good! I don’t know why but popcorn balls scream fall to me.
Terri Ramsey Beavers saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 9:02 pm
We always make popcorn balls for Halloween but I’ve never thought to make them for Christmas, thanks for the tip. I’m going to try your recipe and let the kids help me, they sure look better than ours do but don’t tell the kids lol.
Lesley saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 9:18 pm
Now that looks cute. You could really jazzy these up with any color sprinkles you like too.
Carlee C saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 9:45 pm
I have always wanted to try to make these Popcorn Balls for special holidays. Looks relatively simple so I am going to have to try it.
Laura Gregory saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 9:58 pm
I am going to a Halloween camping party this weekend and these treats would be a hit.
Terri saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 10:01 pm
I bet these taste as good as they look, Yum
Kristen saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 10:05 pm
I would love to make homemade popcorn balls! these look so good!
Debbie Denny saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 10:31 pm
I love making popcorn balls. These are so yummy looking. I will have to get the stuff to make them.
Ann Bacciaglia saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 11:22 pm
This is a great treat idea. My kids would love to eat these. I will have to try making some.
Paula Schuck saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 11:23 pm
I have never tried making popcorn balls before. They look so delicious. I will have to get my kids to help me make these.
Meagan saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 11:34 pm
I love popcorn and caramel! What a fun Halloween treat!
Stacie saysSeptember 16, 2015 at 11:52 pm
What a great way to satisfy the salty and sweet craving at once. These would be a hit at my house.
Aimee Smith saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 1:09 am
These are too cute! I love fresh doughnuts on Halloween.
Victoria saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 4:33 am
These are awesome for Halloween i like this idea. looks delicious and colorful i want to make like this on Halloween the kids would love it.
Sabrina saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 4:58 am
This looks like a really fun treat to make with the kids! Popcorn is one of their favorites!
Annemarie LeBlanc saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 6:24 am
Those caramel popcorn balls would be the star of Halloween! They are so attractive and would taste really good!
Elizabeth O. saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:14 am
How yummy are these! I love that it’s simple but it still reminds you of the Halloween!
Ourfamilyworld saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:25 am
Yummy popcorn balls! I can’t wait to make this for my family.
Ron saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:31 am
Awesome recipe. Thanks for this treat. Love it!
April G saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:45 am
I haven’t had a popcorn ball in FOREVER. The chocolate covered one will be one I definitely have to try.
melisasource saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:48 am
Oh wow these look and sound awesome! I’m going to make these for my kids’ halloween party!
Ourfamilyworld saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 7:52 am
Those look yummy! My kids love popcorn. These are fun treats to make with the kids.
Nikki saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 8:19 am
This is perfect this coming haloween party, Im sure my kids would love this. Looks so sweet and cute.
Christie saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 8:40 am
How cute with all of the wonderful dippings! My kids will have to try this for the season
Jeanine saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 10:30 am
Yum. I need to make these with my kiddos. I have one like this I do often, but these just look so much better. Delicious!
Amy Desrosiers saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 12:01 pm
These looks so festive and yummy! I know my three kids would enjoy them for sure!
mburbage saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 12:17 pm
These look awesome! I’m going to save these to make for the kiddos. They would so love them for our party!
Crystal saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 1:53 pm
my 6-year-old has a bunch of loose teeth so candy apples, her favorite fall treat, are temporarily off-limits. These would be a great sub
Beatitude. They look adorable and scrumptious!
Travel Blogger saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 2:26 pm
Those are so cute! My daughter would love to find these in her lunchbox.
Kiwi saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 3:41 pm
These are fun and surprisingly easy to make! This would fun for an upcoming Halloween party for sure!
Amy saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 3:55 pm
Oh my! They look absolute incredible and simple I think even I could manage these.
Ana De- Jesus saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 5:19 pm
I didn’t think that popcorn could get any better but it just di. This looks right up my street!
Brandy saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 8:46 pm
These would be so much loved in my home. Fun to make too!
Dhemz Apdian - Dias saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 9:21 pm
Oh, my goodness! What a fantastic idea. Now I can’t wait for Halloween parties!
Janell @ Saving You Dinero saysSeptember 17, 2015 at 10:13 pm
This looks amazing! I think I would like this better than the apple version.
Krystal saysSeptember 18, 2015 at 7:41 pm
These are just TOO amazing. I need to try them myself. Reminds me of a fun carnival!
Jaime saysSeptember 18, 2015 at 10:54 pm
Um… Yes, PLEASE! These look adorable AND delicious!
Fariha N. saysSeptember 19, 2015 at 10:03 pm
Sweet and salty is my favorite combo! These look great, I know they would be a Halloween hit. I will definitely be making a colorful batch of these soon.
Kristin saysSeptember 20, 2015 at 11:35 pm
These are way to cute. I bet the taste so Yummy, Thank you for Sharing .
Grace Hodgin saysSeptember 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm
You have inspired me to have a magnificent fun evening with my grand kids using your recipe. It is recipes like this that make such great memories. Thanks and I shared and pinned this.
maria s.. saysSeptember 21, 2015 at 10:36 pm
I am drooling on my keyboard right now! Those look so good. I never thought to make popcorn balls before but these would be perfect for my son’s class Halloween party. Yum!
Elizabeth H. saysNovember 12, 2015 at 10:21 pm
My mouth is watering!! These sound great. Popcorn balls would be fun to make. Delish!!
Carole saysSeptember 16, 2016 at 12:58 pm
I plan on making this for my granddaughter’s Halloween party at school.
However, I need to know how many balls this recipe yields since I want to make sure everyone in the class will have one.
mycraftingworld saysNovember 28, 2016 at 6:17 am
I just had the grandkids make these for their contribution to the dinner. They had so much fun doing it and presenting them to us. Thank you for the recipe.
Wendy Browne saysJanuary 7, 2017 at 11:50 am
These are really attractive. I like the stick in them as holding gooey foods sort of grosses me out, especially with kids doing the holding.
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Rosie saysApril 7, 2017 at 12:32 pm
This is a nice idea! I can see using colors that would be good for any certain special day. I want to try this!
Mary Songer saysOctober 17, 2017 at 5:40 pm
These look so good and really festive. I would love to serve these. And I could change them up a bit and make them for christmas. Or for a gameday party. I’m thinking team colors.
Peggy Nunn saysNovember 12, 2018 at 3:47 pm
We are planning on making these on Thanksgiving with fall color icing. Thank you for the idea.