Peanut Butter Popcorn Bars
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 10 cups popped popcorn
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place popcorn in a large bowl; set aside. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar and corn syrup to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
- Stir in peanut butter and vanilla; mix well. Pour over popcorn and mix until well coated. Press into a buttered 13x9-in. pan. Cool slightly before cutting.
Nutrition Facts1 bar: 90 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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May 29, 2016
Despite the yummy idea of pairing peanut butter with popcorn, it just doesn't work. Super hard to cut into "bars"; not enough peanut butter flavour (considering it's the first item in the title); and they're too hard to really enjoy (it is popcorn after all - should be hard but "poppy").
Jul 15, 2011
We just didn't go for these. The flavor was okay. It's just that they were very chewy, when you expect a popcorn bar to be more ... snappy I guess.
Feb 8, 2008
Can I use the popcorn that is done in the mircowave oven?