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unicorn Popcorn recipe

If you are having a unicorn party then you should definitely consider making some unicorn themed food. Unicorn food is any food or drink that has been making super colorful. It is usually  rainbow and pastel. While there are a few bloggers who have been making these colorful food creations for a while, it was Starbucks that brought this colorful food to the masses. Starbucks put a Rainbow Unicorn Frappuccino on its menu and it made the unicorn food craze a global sensation.  While this colorful food looks amazing, it can be tricky to make and some recipes are dreadfully unhealthy. If you are looking for something simple to make then unicorn popcorn might be the perfect treat. It’s tasty, it looks magical and it’s super easy to make.  Here are some great options to get your creative ideas popping

Magical Unicorn Popcorn

Unicorn Popcorn Recipe
Image by Two Sisters Crafting

Two Sisters Crafting have put together a magical unicorn popcorn recipe that incorporates everything from M & M’s, starburst, lucky charm cereal and sprinkles. This recipe looks amazing but it takes a bit of effort. The cute horns are crafted from Starburst candies, so be prepared to get your craft on to make this one happen.

Rainbow Unicorn Popcorn

Rainbow Unicorn Popcorn recipe
Image by The Decorated Cookie.

If you are looking for something a little less hands-on, but still magical and delicious, then check out this colorful recipe from The Decorated Cookie. This recipe is really quick and only requires popcorn and candy melts. Check out the Decorated Cookie to get the full Rainbow Unicorn Popcorn recipe.

Marshmallow Unicorn Popcorn

Marshmellow Unicorn Popcorn recipe
Image by Jelly Toast

Jelly Toast has come up with an amazing colorful marshmallow popcorn that uses pearlescent sprinkles and small colorful marshmallows. The pastel color mixed with the sprinkles looks amazing. The recipe is sure to be a hit, and all it takes is the time to melt a few mellows on the stove.

Simple Unicorn Popcorn

Unicorn Popcorn Recipe
Image from Carmela Pop

If you are short on time and need to get your popping done in a couple of minutes, then there is an even simpler solution. You can throw your kernels, chocolate chips and sprinkles in a bowl and you’re done! Carmela Pop has the details of her Unicorn Smore Popcorn available on her website. I like this recipe because you can keep it relatively healthy by using plain popcorn and keeping the toppings simple.

 Outsourcing Unicorn Popcorn

If you are short on time but are looking to add some magical popcorn to your menu, Amazon offers some Premade Popcorn that you can have delivered to your door.

Unicorn Party Supplies

If you are planning a party, we have plenty of themed supplies to help make it a bit easier. Here are links to the recent crafts, templates, and printables that we have published.

Yellow Unicorn Invitation

Unicorn Birthday Invitations

Unicorn Favor Bags

Unicorn Bunting

Unicorn Craft

Unicorn Party Tags

Unicorn Banner

DIY Unicorn Headband

Unicorn Crafts with Templates

Healthy Unicorn Foods

Unicorn Cake Hacks Featured Photo


10 Comments on Unicorn Popcorn – 5 Magical Recipes

  1. Hey Carolyne,

    I love your website. It is very colorful and full of excellent recipies.
    My personal favourite is the colored popcorn recipe from The Decorated Cookie.
    I love the fact that it is not complicated and at the same time it is still delicious.

  2. Thanks for these great unicorn popcorn ideas. I’m sure my daughter will love this.

    My daughter and her friends are big unicorn fans and when they see this surprise popcorn next birthday they will definitely have a lot of fun eating it.

    How did you get the idea of making these? I think this is very inspired.

  3. Wow. Some amazing ideas to liven up a traditional movie night at home. My grand-daughter usually spends every other week-end with us and any one of these ideas will thrill her! Also got my two youngest still at home and this will just blow them away.
    Thanks!

  4. This looks like diabetes in a bowl. While it is pretty, I’m sure no one is eating this for their health! Visually it is gorgeous. Do you have other recipes that may be a bit healthier for kids?

    • Yes! Working on it for an upcoming post. With three kids we can end up at multiple parties on a single weekend and if they were all candy filled, I would not cope.

  5. I am pretty sure that this dessert will be one of our favorites when my daughter grows up a little bit! And all girls love unicorns 😀 so yeah, definitely something I will have to look in a very near future.
    I liked that you offered some options for this dessert like you can make it yourself or buy a pre-made one.
    And I like that you can start with the simple and then add more into it. I think the more complicated one will suit perfectly to the theme birthday parties!
    Great idea!

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