Sweet & Salty Popcorn Recipe
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Sweet & Salty Popcorn Recipe

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There’s nothing like making memories with grandkids in the kitchen and seeing their excited, happy faces while they help. — Diane Smith, Pine Mountain, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup broken miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup candies of your choice, such as Almond Joy pieces or milk chocolate M&M's
  • 1 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 10 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 227 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, pretzels, candies and pineapple. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Immediately spread onto waxed paper; let stand until set. Break into pieces. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 4 quarts.
Originally published as Sweet & Salty Popcorn in Taste of Home February/March 2014

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randcbruns User ID: 828588 120566
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2014

"This is a snack my boys love making and eating! You can customize it to everyone's liking! It is prefect for holiday party bags."

coffel1994 User ID: 7156739 196321
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

"This is a superb snack recipe. I did change the M&M's to Reese's Pieces and did not add the pineapple, due to my husband's likes and dislikes :). He took to work and has already been asked for this recipe by several co-workers. Fantastic"

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