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Peanut Butter Popcorn

A friend shared this fast-to-fix recipe with me and I've been making gift batches ever since. It's a perfect family snack when snuggling up to watch classic Christmas movies together!
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup peanut butter

Directions

  • Place popcorn in a large bowl and set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar and honey; bring to a boil over medium heat; stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Add peanut butter; stir until blended.
  • Pour over popcorn mixture; toss gently to coat. Cool completely on waxed paper. Store in airtight containers or plastic bags.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 292 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • tkuehl
    Feb 8, 2020

    This is an easy recipe to prepare, and the flavor on peanut butter and honey is a favorite. I too had the experience of previous reviews with the popcorn being chewy. I'll admit that I did not boil the mixture for 5 minutes, so will try again.

  • ms11145
    Dec 20, 2018

    Love making this for family movie night. A tip is to spray the waxed paper so the popcorn comes off easier. One viewer said it was chewy. Mine was not. The trick is to boil the mixture for 5 minutes.

  • besidethesea
    Dec 21, 2013

    I like the way you can taste the honey and PB in this popcorn. I'll be making it again!

  • HeatherHH
    Jan 10, 2010

    This is definitely a very easy recipe, and the kids enjoyed it. But, it was very, very chewy. Almost like taffy. That's not bad if you like chewy, but that's not my thing. I don't have any interest in taffy either. :-)

  • tapanga79
    Dec 8, 2009

    I think the recipe is easy to follow but personally I don't like chewy popcorn. The flavor is good though and my kids like it.