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Christmas Crunch

close up overhead shot of a bunch of Christmas crunch
This sweet and salty Christmas crunch is such an addictive snack mix that would make a great gift or a great snack! 
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 bags popcorn made per package directions (about 10 cups)
  • mini M&M’s candy (red and green)
  • peanut M&M’s candy (red and green)
  • red and green sprinkles
  • 1 cup pretzels broken in half
  • ¾ cup white chocolate candy melts
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions
 

  • Line an 11 x 17 baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Pop the popcorn bags per package instructions.
  • Spread popped popcorn over the parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat melt butter. Add mini marshmallows and white chocolate to butter mixture. Stir until melted and no lumps remain. Remove from heat.
  • Pour ¾ of the butter mixture over the popcorn. Toss to coat.
  • Pour the remaining butter mixture over the popcorn and sprinkle the mini M&M’s candy, peanut M&M’s candy, sprinkles, and the broken pretzels over the butter mixture.
  • Let cool completely before serving.

Notes

TIP: This salty and sweet snack mix is easy to double and keeps well. Whip up a big batch for snacking or sharing throughout the Christmas season.
TIP: You can also make air-popped popcorn if you prefer.

Nutrition

Sodium: 185mgCalcium: 31mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 214IUSugar: 17gFiber: 1gPotassium: 53mgCholesterol: 21mgCalories: 212kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 7gFat: 11gProtein: 2gCarbohydrates: 27gIron: 1mg