Fudge Mint Popcorn

Fudge Mint Popcorn is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day snack for any party you may be throwing!

Fudge Mint Popcorn

Ingredients

  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup regular chocolate M&Ms, divided
  • 1 1/2 cup Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, chopped & divided – check out my recipe for Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies!
  • 1 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vegan shortening
  • 1/4 cup green candy melts
  • 3 tablespoons green St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles
  1. Combine popcorn, marshmallows, 1/2 cup chocolate candies, and 1 cup mint chocolate chip cookies pieces in a large bowl. Crush the extra 1/2 cup cookies into crumbs and set aside with the extra chocolate candies.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the white chips and shortening. Heat slowly, stirring every 30 seconds until melted. Pour over popcorn mixture and toss until everything is coated.
  3. Spread out on a wax paper lined cookie tray. Sprinkle with the crushed cookies and the extra 1/4 cup chocolate candies. Let set.
  4. Heat the green candy melts in a microwave safe bowl. Spoon into a plastic bag and cut the tip off one corner. Drizzle over the popcorn and top with sprinkles. Let set before eating.
 MMMM! If you want an EXTRA pop of green – color your popped popcorn with green food coloring before combining with marshmallows!
ENJOY!
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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chips cookies with a little twist and of course some GREEN GREEN GREEN!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup gluten free flour (Better Batter or Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum (only if using Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegan butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 10 oz. pkg. Nestle mint chocolate chips
  • 6 oz. pkg chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • green gel food coloring
  1. Preheat your oven to 375ºF.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. Combine butter, sugars, vanilla extract, mint extract and green gel food coloring; beat until creamy. Beat in eggs.
  4. Slowly add flour, mixing together. Stir in chocolate chips and mint chocolate chips.
  5. Drop by tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 9-11 minutes.
  7. Cool on a wire rack completely.

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies! With a little mint extract and mint chocolate chips, these are sure to be a HIT! ENJOY!