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Cranberry Coconut Pistachio Popcorn

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  • Author: Maegan - The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dessert


Candy coated popcorn with dried cranberries, shredded coconut, crunchy pistachios and a generous drizzle of dark chocolate for a festive holiday treat that’s great for gifting!


  • 2 (3 ounce) bags microwave popcorn
  • 1 (16 ounce) package CandiQuik vanilla candy coating
  • 11/2 sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup pistachios
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Pop popcorn according to package directions. Pour into a large bowl and pick out any unpopped kernels.
  2. Melt candy coating according to package directions and pour over popped popcorn. Gently stir popcorn until it’s completely coated.
  3. Spread popcorn in an even layer on foil or parchment paper. Immediately sprinkle with coconut, dried cranberries and pistachios. Toss gently and spread back out into an even layer. Let set until candy coating is dry, about 20 minutes. Melt dark chocolate and drizzle it all over the popcorn. Let set until dark chocolate is dry, about 1 hour. Break into clumps and divide into jars or baggies.