How to make Easter egg and marshmallow popcorn

Easter egg and marshmallow popcorn

I love to re-use and upcycle the children’s toys. This year we’ve ended up with a few of the large plastic Playmobil Easter eggs and I really wanted to give them a new life. We used a few Playmobil eggs as containers to grow cress in which was fun (and lovely to eat something we had grown ourselves). Today I’m going to show you how to upcycle a Playmobil Easter egg to make simple Easter egg and Marshmallow popcorn – a perfect way to use up leftover Easter eggs!

Ingredients needed to make Easter egg and marshmallow popcorn
  • 50g popcorn
  • 125g salted butter
  • bag of mini Easter eggs
  • 100g large marshmallows

to make simple Easter egg and marshmallow popcorn in Playmobil egg

How to make Easter egg and marshmallow popcorn

1. Lightly grease the inside of the Playmobil eggs with oil.
2. Place popcorn in a large bowl.
3. In a small saucepan heat the butter and marshmallows over a medium heat. Stir frequently to prevent burning.
4. When the butter and marshmallows have completely melted pour over your popcorn. Stir the mixture to make sure the popcorn is covered. Add the mini Easter eggs  and spoon into the Playmobil eggs.
5. Place in the fridge to cool and harden before eating.

Playmobil egg

The children were really excited to see what we had put inside. They weren’t disappointed!
Easter popcorn in a Playmobil egg


  • Reply
    Lucy @ BakingQueen74
    April 12, 2015 at 9:58 pm

    what a great idea, my kids would love this too!

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    Helen Neale
    April 13, 2015 at 9:24 am

    Goodness, what a wonderfully original idea – I love LOVE it. My kids would too, but maybe I won’t tell them so I can have it all to myself? *bad mum* Thanks so much for linking up to the Parenting Pin it Party on our 100th birthday 🙂

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    Caroline (Becoming a SAHM)
    April 14, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Wow they look incredibly delicious and incredibly naughty! Yum! xx #letkidsbekids

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    Let kids be kids
    April 15, 2015 at 8:18 am

    That looks good, my kids would love them!
    Thanks for linking #letkidsbekids

  • Reply
    April 15, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    Lucas says – Now that is my kind of egg!! I think all eggs should be like this!! You deserve XL MEGA Mother points for such a cool idea 🙂 #letkidsbekids

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