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Snickers Popcorn...

Here is a recipe for SNICKERS POPCORN
that I made for last year to give as little gifts to our guests as they were leaving
on Thanksgiving Day.



8 quarts of air popped popcorn (about 2 cups of kernels)
1 cup butter
2 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup salted peanuts (I didn't use these, because I forgot to buy them!)
30 "Fun Size" Snickers bars, coarsely chopped
3 oz. semi sweet chocolate, melted (optional)

Pop your popcorn...

Over medium heat, boil butter, brown sugar, salt 
and corn syrup for 5 minutes...

Remove from heat and stir in the baking soda.
I used my LARGE roasting pan.
Pour this mixture over your popcorn and stir to coat evenly.
Add the salted peanuts.
Yes, the Colonel helped...

Bake your popcorn in a 200 degree oven
for 1 hour and 15 minutes
stirring every 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and stir in your coarsely chopped Snickers.
Return to the oven for another 5 minutes so the Snickers can
melt into the popcorn.
The candy does not have to completely melt.
But I was sort of doing other things and ours melted completely.
Hey, I was busy preparing for Thanksgiving!
It still was DELICIOUS!

Remove from oven and drizzle with the melted chocolate.

Let cool before packaging in cellophane packages or transferring to an air-tight container...

Now get out your card stock and ribbon and
make a pretty card to label the bags...

All ready to give out...

This is a DELICIOUS way to eat popcorn as a special treat.
Enjoy your day!


  1. Another thing to add to my to-do list--make this recipe. Sounds yummy

  2. I think my hub will love snickers popcorn! And I already am planning on the Sausage and peppers over the weekend. You rock, Lois! I love that movie- too! The pick of the colonel reminds me a little of Dinero (?) I think...

  3. I have made of a copy of this puppy! Looks delish and great gift idea. sandie

  4. Yummilicious! I love snickers anyhow!
    I don't know if any I made would reach the intended people as gifts!!
    Have fun!

  5. Have to make this popcorn, looks amazing, with or without the nuts! and your dinner tonight sounds so good.

  6. I'll be copying this recipe! Looks soooo good!
    Have a good weekend!

  7. This looks fantastic!!! I'm pinning this so I can make this! I love that movie too! Maybe I should make some of this and eat it (all by the way) while I watch! =o)

  8. Oh my goodness glory, this looks like heaven.

    Bite please!!!

    I'm not to proud to beg...heehehehe!!!

    God bless ya and have a marvelous weekend!!! :o)

  9. This sounds REALLY good...How many people will that feed? Or did you say that already? This could be the perfect little gift for everyone at my hubby's birthday party. I am going to give that some serious thought. If I do I might have to bug you with a question or two as I can be somewhat of a rookie until I have done something at least once. Oh, and I LOVE that movie too. Have a wonderful week-end! HUGS

  10. The photos tell the story, Lois, just love the looks on those family members of yours. I see a cook book in the making.

  11. What a great idea! I always make our mail man something sweet for his route to go with his DD gift card and I am thinking Snickers popcorn just might be the thing this year!

    Thanks for sharing!

  12. I used to have an air popcorn popper...maybe I need to get one again! I have made home made caramel corn much the same way. Love what you did with the treat bags for Thanksgiving!!!

  13. Oh this looks so delicious and I am so excited to make this to go in the Christmas "treat" baskets that I make each year. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.

  14. My husband would love this! I'm pretty sure my kids would too :) I loved your family photos from Thanksgiving too.

  15. Now that popcorn looks delicious! I have not seen Christmas with the Kranks. We will have to check it out this year.

  16. OH NOW YOU ARE TALKING DELICIOUS!! Snickers are hubby's fave. Copying this to make very soon.

  17. Ever since you posted this recipe I have been eager to try it. I made it today and it is just awesome!! So much so that I just finished doing a post on it. I put a link to your blog so that they would have to go to your post to get the recipe. I hope that is okay.


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