Have yourself a fun Coco themed movie night in with the kids - but don't forget the popcorn! This delicious Coco inspired Churro Popcorn recipe is sure to make the night complete.

Disney Pixar’s Coco Inspired Churro Popcorn Recipe

Looking for the perfect treat for your next family movie night? Any movie night wouldn’t be complete without some popcorn, which is why this Coco inspired Churro Popcorn recipe is just what you need. But first, be sure to print these Coco coloring pages and activity sheets!

Have yourself a fun Coco themed movie night in with the kids - but don't forget the popcorn! This delicious Coco inspired Churro Popcorn recipe is sure to make the night complete.

 

Churro Popcorn Recipe IngredientsShopping List

1 bag Kettle popcorn
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup powdered sugar
5 tbsp cinnamon powder
1/2 cup butter
2 tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 tbsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup multi colored M&Ms
1/2 cup chocolate coated sunflower seeds
1 cup of chocolate covered pretzels
1 container of cupcake candy skulls

Churro Popcorn Recipe Instructions

Step 1. In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 c powdered sugar, 1/4 c granulated sugar and 1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and set aside – this is your Churro Sugar Coating.
Step 2. Cover a large baking pan with parchment paper, pour popcorn onto it and set aside.
Step 3. Melt 1/2 c butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Step 4. Add 2/3 c granulated sugar, 3 tbsp cinnamon, 2 tbsp light corn syrup, and 1/4 c vanilla.
Step 5. Whisk the cinnamon butter mixture until smooth, about 2-4 minutes.
Step 5. Slowly drizzle cinnamon butter mixture coating over popcorn.
Step 6. Using a spatula, toss the popcorn to coat evenly.
Step 7. Sprinkle the popcorn with the churro sugar coating, then toss to coat.
Step 8. Add the M&M’s, chocolate covered sunflower seeds, chocolate covered pretzels and cupcake candy skulls to the popcorn, toss to mix.

Grab your copy of Coco now available on Blu-ray and enjoy! Once you’ve seen the movie, be sure to check out my interview with Anthony Gonzalez who voices Miguel.

Churro Popcorn
This fun Coco inspired Churro Popcorn is sure to make your next movie night complete!
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 bag Kettle popcorn
  2. 1 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  4. 5 tbsp cinnamon powder
  5. 1/2 cup butter
  6. 2 tbsp light corn syrup
  7. 1/4 tbsp vanilla extract
  8. 1/2 cup multi colored M&Ms
  9. 1/2 cup chocolate coated sunflower seeds
  10. 1 cup of chocolate covered pretzels
  11. 1 container of cupcake candy skulls
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix together 1/2 c powdered sugar, 1/4 c granulated sugar and 1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and set aside - this is your Churro Sugar Coating.
  2. Cover a large baking pan with parchment paper, pour popcorn onto it and set aside.
  3. Melt 1/2 c butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add 2/3 c granulated sugar, 3 tbsp cinnamon, 2 tbsp light corn syrup, and 1/4 c vanilla.
  5. Whisk the cinnamon butter mixture until smooth, about 2-4 minutes.
  6. Slowly drizzle cinnamon butter mixture coating over popcorn.
  7. Using a spatula, toss the popcorn to coat evenly.
  8. Sprinkle the popcorn with the churro sugar coating, then toss to coat.
  9. Add the M&M's, chocolate covered sunflower seeds, chocolate covered pretzels and cupcake candy skulls to the popcorn, toss to mix.
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Comments (29)

  • This looks amazing. And I know that my son and nieces will love it.

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  • Yum this looks amazing!!

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  • Looks so yummy. My family and I love the movie COCO .. we want to see it again but this time at home.

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  • This looks sueer good. I need to find those skull cupcake pieces. They are so neat! This would be nice for movie night.

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  • We are always looking for different treats to prepare the grand kids…and me!

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  • This looks good and tasty love to try this
    my family loves popcorn

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  • Yummy crunchy and fun theme

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  • This sounds yummy, I love the salty/sweet combination.

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  • Yummo!!!

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  • That looks like great movie watching snacks!! I think we’ll make some for movie night on friday.

    M

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  • This looks amazing! Yummmm!

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  • I want to make this with my nieces!

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  • This looks great! We really liked this movie and it would be fun to prepare a treat for the next time we watch it!

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  • Perfect cure for a case of munchies

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  • What an awesome idea – especially for people like me who just LOVED Coco!

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  • Coco was one of our favorite movies. This popcorn looks super for a fun movie night.

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  • That looks SO good!

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  • This looks really yummy . I gotta have some of it too. Save some for me kids . Thanks for the recipe too.

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  • Thanks for the recipe

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  • This looks really good. I love the idea of churro flavored popcorn. I would eat this while watching Coco!

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  • This looks SO yummy!

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  • This looks so delicious and lots of fun to make and eat!

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  • What a delicious snack and so much fun to make!

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  • Looks like a fun snack. My kids would love this!

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  • The kids I babysit recently became obsessed with this movie…I wish I had discovered it before Halloween, it would have made a fantastic movie night treat!

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  • This is so super cute.

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  • This looks awesome! I have not yet seen COCO. Those skull pieces are pretty nifty

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  • I love this! Can’t wait to try it…pinned

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  • This looks amazing. I know it would be a huge hit in our house.

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