Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix is a super easy and delicious festive treat for all! This popcorn, candy and sprinkle mixture is tossed with a buttery marshmallow creme for the ultimate snack!
Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix
Trick or treat - give us something good to eat. Well, ok you can check that off the list with this easy to make recipe that will keep everyone coming back for more.
This colorful, crunchy, sweet treat can be whipped up in under 10 minutes and maybe will only last that long too 🙂
Ghosts and goblins of all ages will keep coming back for this tasty snack mix...
Will you be planning a Halloween party? Besides this recipe, I have some perfect treats for that. Kids will love these Chocolate Spider donuts and Chocolate Candy Bites. For the adults, I would suggest this Candy Corn Martini or Creepy Crawler punch.
What ingredients are needed for Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix?
- Ghoul Mix M&Ms
- Candy Eyes
How do you make Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix?
In Step 1, melt the butter in a medium saucepan until completely melted then proceed to Step 2 by adding the miniature marshmallows.
Keep stirring as in Step 3 until the marshmallows are completely melted. The last step is pouring about ¾ of the marshmallow mixture over the popcorn that is in a large bowl. Set the remaining mixture aside for now.
In Step 5, stir the marshmallow mixture and popcorn together then in Step 6 spread out the mixture onto a cookie sheet either lined with a silpat mat or parchment paper.
Drizzle the remaining mixture (Step 7) over the popcorn then add your toppings as in the last step (Step 8). Be sure to add the toppings quickly before the mixture sets up.
Once the mixture has set up, about 10 minutes, break apart in pieces and serve.
Doesn't this look good? How long do you think it will last in your house?
Love that gooey marshmallow mixture!
What other ingredients could be used in a popcorn snack mix?
Really, let your imagination take you anywhere on this one. The M&Ms mix I found are caramel candies (I thought they were chocolate but I didn't read the label) so using plain color M&Ms could be substituted.
If you wanted to make this a salty mix, add in some crushed pretzel sticks.
Other mix-ins could include - candy corn, peanuts, rolos, etc.
I also decided to go the easy way and buy the popcorn already made. Another idea would be to buy kettle corn - that would get you sweet and salty right off the bat!
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Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix
A tasty Halloween snack treat for ghosts and goblins of all ages!
- 10 cups popcorn
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 cups mini marshmallows
- 1 cup your favorite M&Ms
- Colored sprinkles
- Place popcorn in a large bowl
- In a medium saucepan melt the butter then add the marshmallows stirring until melted
- Pour about ¾ of mixture over popcorn
- Gently mix the popcorn with mixture and then place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or silpat mat
- Drizzle the remaining mixture over the popcorn and immediately sprinkle the candy and sprinkles
- Allow popcorn to set up and break apart to serve.
- Can be stored in an airtight container for about 3 days
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 11 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 102mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 1gSugar: 20gProtein: 2g
Nutritional information provided is computer-generated and only an estimate. You may want to do your own research with the ingredients listed if you have concerns about health or specific diets.
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