Reminiscent of Funfetti birthday cake, this healthy popcorn recipe is a fun twist on a favorite sweet treat. Melted white chocolate and rainbow sprinkles coat microwave popcorn for an easy 10-minute dessert or snack.

Victoria Seaver, M.S., R.D.
Source:, November 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Add popcorn kernels to a brown paper bag and fold the bag over three times. Microwave until popping stops, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.

  • Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on Medium in 30-second increments until softened, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring several times to make sure the chips don't burn.

  • Add oil to the chocolate, stirring continuously until the mixture is smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add the popcorn and sparkling sugar (or sprinkles) and toss until evenly coated.


Equipment: Brown paper bag

Nutrition Facts

237.7 calories; protein 4.3g 9% DV; carbohydrates 35.1g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 5.3g 21% DV; sugars 14.1g; fat 10.9g 17% DV; saturated fat 4.3g 22% DV; cholesterol 4.5mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 81.4IU 2% DV; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 1.5mcg; calcium 42.3mg 4% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 2.5mg 1% DV; potassium 60.8mg 2% DV; sodium 19.1mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV; added sugar 14g.