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Hot Cocoa Popcorn

Hot Cocoa Popcorn

The perfect snack—crunchy popcorn with all the flavors of hot cocoa.

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20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


8 cups popped plain popcorn

1 3/4 cups miniature marshmallows, divided

1 (1.25-ounce) packet Land O Lakes® Cocoa Classics® Hot Cocoa Mix

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup milk chocolate chips

1/4 cup light corn syrup

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place large sheet waxed paper onto flat surface.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine popcorn and 1 cup marshmallows in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Reserve 2 teaspoons hot cocoa mix. Combine remaining hot cocoa mix, 1/2 cup marshmallows, sugar, butter and corn syrup in nonstick 1 1/2-quart saucepan. Cook 4-6 minutes over medium heat, stirring until mixture is melted and smooth.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour over popcorn and marshmallows; stir to coat. Immediately place popcorn mixture onto waxed paper; separate into small clumps. Sprinkle with reserved hot cocoa mix and remaining 1/4 cup marshmallows.

  5. STEP 5

    Microwave milk chocolate chips in bowl 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Drizzle over popcorn mixture. Let stand until set. Store in airtight container.

Tip #1

One 1.25-ounce packet of Land O Lakes® Cocoa Classics® Hot Cocoa Mix contains 1/4 cup cocoa mix.

Nutrition (1 serving)

220 Calories
8 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
100 Sodium (mg)
36 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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