Popcorn Bars

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + cooling


2 dozen

Updated: Jun. 08, 2022
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


  • 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.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was prepared with popcorn popped in oil.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 189 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.