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New Year’s Eve Treats: Popcorn Recipes for Kids

New Year’s Eve Treats: Popcorn Recipes for Kids

We hope that you’re enjoying time with your family this holiday weekend. Can you believe New Year’s is just around the corner? It’s hard to believe!

One fun way to celebrate the holiday with your children is to host a family movie night; it’s low key (attire: pjs!) and appropriate for every age group. You might re-watch a family favorite or check out a new flick. (We’re checking out’s 20 Best Movies for Families list for ideas.)

Popcorn recipes for kids

If you decide to curl up on the couch together for a movie night, of course, you’ll need popcorn. Nothing beats lightly the traditional salted snack; we’ve bookmarked this stovetop recipe, which promises no burnt kernels. Thanks to food sites and food bloggers, there are also many ways to put a new twist on this classic movie treat. Here are 5 recipes we’d like to try:

5 Popcorn Recipes for Kids

Circus Animal Cookie Popcorn: Kids will love the multi-colored sprinkles on this popcorn; parents will remember those pink and white cookies that were the inspiration for this treat.

Pizza Popcorn: Children are sure to get a kick out of making — and eating — this creative Italian-themed snack.

Marshmallow Popcorn Balls: These are like Rice Krispies Treats but call for popcorn instead of rice cereal.

Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn: For parents, this is a great way to have a salty-sweet dessert without the hassle of baking.

Cheesy Popcorn Recipe: Move over neon cheddar popcorn, this recipe calls for real cheese.


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