Sweet & Salty Popcorn Bars
The name says it all. You have the sweet from the M&Ms and marshmallows and the salty from the popcorn and peanuts. Kids of all ages will enjoy snacking on these bars.—Nina Vilhauer, Mina, South Dakota
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + cooling
- 4 quarts popped popcorn
- 1 package (12.6 ounces) milk chocolate M&M's
- 3 cups salted peanuts
- 1 package (16 ounces) large marshmallows
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, M&M's and peanuts. In a large saucepan, combine marshmallows and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Stir into popcorn mixture.
- Press into two greased 13-in. x 9-in. pans. Cool; cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 285 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Poppin Good Popcorn Cake in Taste of Home Magazine - Best Loved Recipes 2012