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Halloween slime popcorn recipe

Halloween slime popcorn recipe

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Spooky, slimy and super snackable, this oozy green popcorn with googly eyes is the perfect Halloween party food for kids and adults alike. Coated in a sweet white chocolate slime, this homemade Halloween popcorn is easy to make and fun to eat, too. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook, plus cooling time
  • 236 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 75g popping corn
  • 200g white chocolate
  • 2 tsp green food colouring
  • 70g white chocolate buttons
  • 1 tube black or dark chocolate writing icing

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    13g 19%
  • Saturates

    7g 36%
  • Sugars

    20g 22%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.2g Protein 3.2g Fibre 0.2g


  1. Line a baking tray with baking paper and set aside. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Once hot, add the popping corn and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Leave for 5 mins, shaking the pan a few times to prevent it from burning on the bottom, until all the corn is popped. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Put the white chocolate in a heatproof bowl with the green food colouring. Set the bowl over a pan of simmering water and stir occasionally until the chocolate has melted and has turned an even green colour.
  3. Pour the melted chocolate over the popcorn in the pan and toss well to coat. Tip the slime-covered popcorn out onto the lined baking tray and spread out in an even layer. Leave for 45 mins ­– 1 hr for the chocolate to set.
  4. Meanwhile, to make the eyes, lay the chocolate buttons flat on a plate or tray and add a dot of writing icing on top of each one. Leave to set until ready to serve.
  5. To serve, transfer the set popcorn to serving bowls and top with the chocolate eyes.

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