Galaxy Popcorn Recipe

Galaxy Popcorn is the perfect treat for your next family movie night, especially if you’re queuing up a sci-fi flick like “Star Wars.” This snack is as dazzling to look at as it is delicious to eat, featuring a vibrant mix of flavors and colors that mimic the night sky. With its blend of sweet and fruity tastes, coupled with sparkling edible decorations, Galaxy Popcorn is sure to elevate your snacking experience to stellar heights!


  • Plain white popped popcorn: 7 cups
  • Grape and Berry Blue Jell-O: 3 oz box
  • Sugar: ½ cup
  • Corn syrup: ¼ cup
  • Butter: 4 tbsp
  • Wilton’s black melting discs: ¼ cup
  • Edible gold stars
  • Silver sugar


  1. Prepare the Syrup:
    • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the Jell-O, sugar, corn syrup, and butter.
    • Cook while stirring until everything is melted and combined into a smooth syrup.
  2. Coat the Popcorn:
    • Place the popped popcorn in a large bowl.
    • Drizzle the hot syrup over the popcorn, stirring to evenly coat each piece.
  3. Melt the Chocolate:
    • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the black melting discs in 30-second intervals, stirring between each until smooth.
  4. Drizzle the Chocolate:
    • Drizzle the melted chocolate over the coated popcorn.
  5. Add Sparkle:
    • While the chocolate is still wet, sprinkle the edible gold stars and silver sugar over the top.
  6. Let Set:
    • Allow the popcorn to set at room temperature until the chocolate hardens.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: Serves 4 Category: Snack Method: No-bake Cuisine: American Diet: Vegetarian Calories: Approx. 150 kcal per serving (based on portion size)


  • Make sure the syrup is hot enough to coat but not so hot as to wilt the popcorn.
  • If you like your popcorn extra sweet, adjust the amount of sugar or Jell-O.
  • For an extra touch of galaxy magic, add a pinch of edible glitter.


  • Can I use other flavors of Jell-O? Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different Jell-O flavors to customize the taste.
  • How long will the Galaxy Popcorn stay fresh? It’s best eaten the day it’s made, but you can store it in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • Is there a vegan alternative for this recipe? Yes, use vegan butter and vegan-friendly chocolate discs to keep it plant-based.

Conclusion: Galaxy Popcorn is more than just a snack; it’s an experience. This easy-to-make, eye-catching treat is not only perfect for movie nights but also for parties or simply when you need a bit of magic in your day. Enjoy this sweet, crunchy, galaxy-themed delight that’s sure to impress both kids and adults alike!

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