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M&M Popcorn Recipe

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There is no denying that this M&M Popcorn Recipe is one of the best! Find out how simple and easy it is to make this snack today! Perfect popcorn recipe!

You can make this for a birthday party, movie night, or as a simple snack for yourself and the kids. There’s no wrong way to eat this easy treat!

The next time you want a quick and easy snack, save this post! It’s one of the best ways to get that crunchy sweet goodness in every bite!

I also have to recommend that you try this Candied Popcorn Recipe as well!

M&M Popcorn Recipe

I love turning popcorn into a dessert. It’s a fun and easy flavor that anyone can do – at any point in time. You really need to give it a try!

My boys love gobbling this one up because they love eating M&M’s. The popcorn is the perfect vessel for letting the chocolate crunch and flavor shine through.

You can easily eat this simple popcorn snack just like it is, or have fun and add sprinkles or other fun treats as well. The options are endless on serving this one!

What makes popcorn a simple snack?

Popcorn is often considered one of the simplest snacks available, and there are a few reasons why. While many snacks are comprised of complex ingredients requiring multiple steps to prepare, popcorn is made up of very few basic components.

The primary ingredient, of course, is the kernel itself, which can be easily and quickly popped in a variety of ways—such as on the stove or in the microwave.

Additionally, popcorn requires little seasoning or preparation beyond a bit of salt or butter, making it an easy and convenient snack choice.

These qualities, combined with its low cost and ubiquity, have made popcorn a staple of simple snacking for generations.

Specialty Ingredients:

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Sweet Popcorn Snack Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Best Popcorn Recipes:

Once you make this Candy Popcorn Recipe, it’s time to check out all the other fun popcorn flavors that you can make! There are so many options – and so little time!

This Skittles Popcorn Recipe is loaded with bright colors and sweet taste.

I love popping a batch of this Strawberry Crunch Popcorn Recipe!

Party Popcorn is great for holidays, birthdays, movie nights, and more!

You can make this Red White and Blue Popcorn for the summer months!

Homemade Popcorn Balls are always fun to make! Check out the simple recipe!

Eating this Christmas Cookie Popcorn Recipe is one of the best flavors!

Find out how simple it is to make this Muddy Buddy Popcorn Recipe!

Over the past few years, dessert popcorn has garnered a great deal of attention and popularity among snack enthusiasts.

One reason for this can be attributed to the versatility of popcorn as a base ingredient. It can easily be combined with a multitude of sweet flavors ranging from caramel, chocolate, and even fruit.

Additionally, dessert popcorn is often marketed as a healthier alternative to traditional snacks and desserts, as it is typically lower in calories and fat.

The accessibility of dessert popcorn is also a factor in its rise in popularity. It can be found in grocery stores, movie theaters, and even specialty popcorn shops.

The trend of unique and indulgent popcorn flavors has only continued to grow, making dessert popcorn a beloved snack for many.

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M&M Popcorn Recipe

M&M Popcorn Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This M&M Popcorn Recipe is one fun treat! Perfect for kids and adults as a simple snack.


  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 10-ounce bag of mini marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter
  • ½ cup M&M


  1. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.
  2. Add the butter and marshmallows to a microwave-safe bowl. Melt in 30-second increments until melted.
  3. Add 6 cups of popped popcorn to a bowl and pour the melted mixture. Stir to coat.
  4. Add the popcorn to the cookie sheet and put the M&M's on top. Let it cool, then serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 259Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 131mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 1gSugar: 29gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 12/8/2023

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