White Chocolate Popcorn with Dried Cherries

Patriotic White Chocolate Popcorn with Dried Cherries

White chocolate popcorn with pops of dried cherries and festive patriotic sprinkles is an easy to make, crowd-pleasing treat for a special occasion or movie night!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 cups
Calories 143kcal
Author Marjory Pilley


  • 8 cups popcorn popped, 1/4 cup unpopped
  • 1 cup white chocolate 6 ounces
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • Sprinkles as desired


  • Place popped popcorn on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and heat on high in 30 second internals. Stir each time. It takes about 1 minute and 30 seconds to melt.
  • Stir dried cherries into the melted white chocolate
  • Drizzle chocolate in a back and forth motion over the popcorn.
  • Use a tooth pick to further distribute chocolate, if desired.
  • Shake sprinkles over the top of the popcorn.
  • Place baking sheet in the refrigerator and allow chocolate to set for about 30 minutes.
  • Break in bite-size pieces and enjoy!


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0.5mg