Popcorn Bar Perfect Movie Night Snack
Popcorn Bars are delicious bars made with popcorn, marshmallows, peanuts and M&Ms. Everyone loves this delicious treat!
These delicious and easy popcorn bars are filled with your favorite movie night treats and fully customizable! ! More movie night must-try White Chocolate Puppy Week, BBQ Chicken Pizza and Caramel Apple Nachos.
movie night bar
Hi, I’m Lily again. I love sharing delicious and easy dessert recipes! Now I’m super hungry because of this delicious, mouthwatering picture above!
I also love to cook delicious recipes like these popcorn bars with my mom in the kitchen. Filled with popcorn, M&Ms, and peanuts! ! We ended up popping a bag of buttered popcorn and a bag of kettle corn and mixing them together. It’s perfect! ! Everyone loved these so much that they wanted a second one. I actually wanted a third one, but mom refused. 😀
So, if you are drooling looking at these photos, then I think you should try this recipe. Don’t they look delicious! ? I think they are perfect for movie night!
fast + easy
dry ingredients. Combine M&Ms, peanuts, and popcorn in a large bowl and set aside.
wet ingredients. Add the marshmallows, butter and oil to a medium pot and cool over medium heat until the marshmallows are melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt. Pour in the popcorn and M&Ms and toss to combine.
shape. Spread out in a greased 9×13 pan. Let stand for 1-2 hours. Cut into strips and enjoy!
Tips + Variations
easiest way cut these into cubes It’s a serrated knife.
If you don’t want to use rapeseed oil You can simply omit it. But you might want to add a little extra butter.
- Swap peanuts for another nut
- Drizzle melted chocolate on top
- Use your favorite M&Ms flavor
- Add chopped Twix or Snickers
- Add sprinkles or chocolate chips
- Try crushed pretzels or raisins instead of chocolate
- Add your favorite movie treats
shop Leftovers in an airtight container or at room temperature wrapped tightly in foil. Store up to 4 days.
you can easily freeze Wrap the popcorn stick tightly in plastic wrap and place in a freezer-safe bag. You can keep them in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, then let them thaw at room temperature, then remove the plastic and eat.
Here are some other treats perfect for movie night:
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
set 1 hour
Total time 12 minutes
Serving Size 15
Calories 303 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
- 1 1/2 cups M&MS
- 1 cup peanuts
- 12 cups popcorn (we used 2 pop-up bags)
- 8 ounces mini marshmallows
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Combine M&Ms, peanuts, and popcorn in a large bowl and set aside.
Add the marshmallows, butter and oil to a medium pot and cool over medium heat until the marshmallows are melted.
Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and salt. Pour in the popcorn and M&Ms and toss to combine.
Spread out in a greased 9×13 pan. Let stand for 1-2 hours.
Cut into strips and enjoy!
Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.