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Instant Pot S’mores Popcorn

Looking for a delicious and quick snack for a movie night or camping with family or friends? Then, this Instant Pot S’mores Popcorn recipe is perfect for you. With a sweet-salty flavor and white chocolate, gooey marshmallow, graham crackers, and chocolate chips topping with your buttery popcorn, will make you forget store-bought popcorn!

Who doesn’t love recipes that are filling yet easy to make? We are a huge fan of Instant Pot recipes due to their ease of making, which is why I wanted to make this Instant Pot popcorn as soon as I discovered it.

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Jar of Smores treat.

The ease of making isn’t the only thing I love about Smore popcorn. It tastes heavenly good when toppings are added, and the taste will make it hard for anyone to believe that you made this recipe in an Instant Pot with only a few basic ingredients.

While you’re making your S’mores Popcorn, you might as well make a mug of Hot Chocolate using this Homemade Hot Chocolate recipe!

If you’ve never tried making popcorn or made them in an pressure cooker, you might be thinking it’s not a simple recipe to make. But, this recipe will prove you wrong. So, without further ado, let’s begin!

💕 Why You’ll Love Instant Pot S’mores Popcorn

  • It’s quick and easy recipe to prepare, as you won’t need fancy kitchen gadgets to prepare Smore popcorn. Instructions are easy to follow, and the recipe doesn’t take more than 10 minutes. 
  • Perfect food for parties, family movie nights or camping when you have a sweet tooth.
  • Easy to double or triple the recipe to feed more people
  • Unlike regular popcorns that have a single flavor, you get to experience a blend of flavors with this instant pot popcorn recipe due to delicious toppings. 
  • No need to cook separate dishes for adults and kids because both will equally love Smore popcorn. 
  • Easy to customize and versatile to make new creations for your next movie night.
  • Perfect to make indoors when you don’t have a camp fire or fire pit to roast your marshmallows over
  • Kids love this fun way and easy way to make popcorn with all the best flavors.

We always ensure to make healthy recipes that have a fantastic flavor too. If you need some low-carb recipes, check out our 26 Tasty Mason Jar Keto Recipes

Marshmallows, S'mores stuff in a jar.

🍫 Ingredients Needed for S’mores Popcorn

You’ll just need some basic ingredients for S’mores popcorn. Get the following ingredients are you’re ready to make this delicious and quick recipe.

Check out the recipe card below for more information about these ingredients. 

  • popcorn kernels to make homemade popcorn
  • unsalted butter 
  • salt
  • white chocolate melting wafers or candy melts
  • mini marshmallows 
  • mini milk chocolate chips 
  • graham crackers 
The ingredients needed to make S'mores Popcorn.

🥣 Tools Needed

Mason jar for serving and storing

Microwave safe bowl

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Spoons for stirring

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🍿 How to Make Instant Pot Popcorn

Everyone would want to know the recipe for instant pot popcorn right after the first bite. Here is how you can make these tempting popcorns: 

  1. Turn on the saute mode of your Instant Pot and let it become hot. Once hot, add some butter and wait until it melts completely.
  2. Add popcorn kernels to the Instant Pot and add salt. Give the popcorn kernels a good stir to coat them in salt and butter evenly.
  3. Cover the Instant Pot with a lid to trap heat. After some time, the kernels will start to pop. Don’t turn off the Instant Pot until the popping sound in the pot stops, at least 20 seconds.
  4. Transfer the popcorn to a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Make sure not to add any unpopped kernels to the sheet with popcorn.
  5. Take a microwave-safe bowl, add white chocolate wafers to it and microwave for 30 second intervals to melt the wafers stirring continuously.
  6. Once all the chocolate is melted, pour it over your popcorn on the prepared baking sheets ensuring all gets well-coated with the melted chocolate.
  7. Then, mix marshmallows, chocolate chips and graham crackers into the chocolate-coated popcorns.
  8. Allow the popcorns to cool down completely to room temperature. For quick cooling, you can keep them in the refrigerator.
  9. Once cooled, serve and enjoy this perfect treat!
How to make Instant Pot S'mores Popcorn Treat.
How to make Instant Pot popcorn smores treat.

👏 Helpful Tips

Remember the following tips to enjoy the best instant pot Smores popcorn: 

  • Always store leftovers in an airtight container, mason jars with lids or zip-top bags to keep your popcorns fresh and crunchy even after 3-4 days. 
  • To enhance the flavor, sprinkle some extra salt on cooked popcorns right after you transfer them to the cookie sheet. 
  • Ensure to line the kernels evenly at the bottom of the instant pot. You’ll get more popcorns and fewer kernels left unpopped this way. 
Jar full of S'mores Popcorn.

🥄 Recipe Variations

Fun S’mores recipes like this will taste as good as the original recipe with these variations too. Give them a try and you’ll love them. 

Add different chocolates – You can use any of your favorite chocolates for this recipe for the chocolaty flavor. 

Mix your favorite candy – Want to enjoy a different flavor? Add some candy over your S’mores popcorns. Think M&M’s, bite size candy bars, etc.

Try golden grahams – If you don’t have graham crackers, use Golden Grahams graham cracker cereal for an almost similar taste. Gotta love that cereal!

Add some cocoa powder dusting – To give an appealing look to your popcorns, garnish it with a chocolate dusting before serving.

Looking down on jar of S'mores treat.

❓ FAQs

What is S’mores short for? 

S’mores is a short form for “some more.” This phrase was first used for the graham cracker sandwich recipe in the early 1920s. It indicated that due to the addictive taste of the recipe, it was hard to resist by anyone. 

S’mores popcorn recipe is also called this due to its crunchy, sweet, and salty flavor that can win anyone’s heart. 

What can you use instead of graham crackers for S’mores? 

Digestive biscuits are the best substitutions for graham crackers in S’mores. Need more options that taste fantastic? Here are a few that you can try:

  • Waffles
  • French bread
  • Pancakes
  • Pop tarts
  • Brownies
  • Pie dough
  • Animal crackers

Can you freeze S’mores popcorn? 

Yes, you can freeze S’mores popcorns in airtight containers or mason jars with lid for up to 3 months. Your popcorn will not actually freeze when kept in the freezer, so you’ll still have the fresh flavor.

Close up of S'mores dessert treat popcorn.

🤤 Other Instant Pot Recipes

Looking for some more easy instant pot recipes for busy days? You must try these! 


If you loved this delicious snack, keep checking back, because we have a whole lot of new smores recipes coming soon!

Close up of dessert S'mores Popcorn in a jar.

Instant Pot S’mores Popcorn

Mason Jar Recipe
Instant Pot S'mores Popcorn is the perfect snack or fall dessert to enjoy! It's perfect for when you can't have a campfire or need something quick!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup popcorn kernels
  • ½ cup butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 12 ounces white chocolate melting wafers
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows or more
  • 1/2 cup mini milk chocolate chips or more
  • 2 sheets graham crackers crushed (or more)

Instructions
 

  • Turn on the saute mode of your Instant Pot and let it become hot. Once hot, add some butter and wait until it melts completely.
  • Add popcorn kernels to the Instant Pot and add salt. Give the popcorn kernels a good stir to coat them in salt and butter evenly.
  • Cover the Instant Pot with a lid to trap heat. After some time, the kernels will start to pop. Don’t turn off the Instant Pot until the popping sound in the pot stops, at least 20 seconds.
  • Transfer the popcorn to a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Make sure not to add any unpopped kernels to the sheet with popcorn.
  • Take a microwave-safe bowl, add white chocolate wafers to it and microwave for 30 second intervals to melt the wafers stirring continuously.
  • Once all the chocolate is melted, pour it over your popcorn on the prepared baking sheets ensuring all gets well-coated with the melted chocolate.
  • Then, mix marshmallows, chocolate chips and graham crackers into the chocolate-coated popcorns.
  • Allow the popcorns to cool down completely to room temperature. For quick cooling, you can keep them in the refrigerator.
  • Once cooled, serve and enjoy this perfect treat!

Notes

Helpful Tips

  • Always store leftovers in an airtight container, mason jars with lids or zip-top bags to keep your popcorns fresh and crunchy even after 3-4 days. 
  • To enhance the flavor, sprinkle some extra salt on cooked popcorns right after you transfer them to the cookie sheet. 
  • Ensure to line the kernels evenly at the bottom of the instant pot. You’ll get more popcorns and fewer kernels left unpopped this way. 
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