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Popcorn Bars Recipe

Popcorn Bars Recipe

Forget the hassle of homemade popcorn balls; these bars taste just fabulous without all the fuss! As added bonus, they’re not too sticky, so they're great for little hands. Cathy Tang - Redmond, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 2 quarts popped popcorn
  • 3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 1-1/4 cups M&M's minis


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, melt butter; add corn syrup and marshmallows. Cook and stir over low heat for 3-4 minutes or until smooth. Add popcorn; stir until coated. Stir in peanuts and M&M's until combined. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cool to room temperature. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 189 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.