Marshmallow-Peanut Popcorn

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


5 quarts

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
My brother calls this combo of popcorn, marshmallows, peanuts and pretzels the “perfect popcorn." The taste is reminiscent of a Big Hunk candy bar. —Julie Perez, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Marshmallow-Peanut Popcorn Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 15 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup broken pretzel sticks, optional
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup


  1. In a large bowl, combine popcorn, marshmallows, peanuts and, if desired, pretzels. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and corn syrup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes. Pour over popcorn mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Immediately spread onto waxed paper; let stand until set. Break into pieces. Store in airtight containers.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 183 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.