Holiday “Merry Munch”

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Merry Munch is a treat that can be made at any time during the year, but it looks especially festive with the Christmas M&Ms. Swap out with pink and red M&Ms for Valentine’s Day, pastel M&Ms at Easter, and so on.


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15 Min


  • 2 qt
    popped corn
  • 2 c
    peanuts or mixed nuts
  • 2 1/2 c
    christmas m&ms
  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1 1/3 c
    white sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    light corn syrup

How to Make Holiday “Merry Munch”


  1. Mix popcorn, peanuts and M&Ms in a large bowl.
  2. Heat butter, sugar, and corn syrup in saucepan until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Boil until comes to a light caramel color, about 15-20 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Take off heat and pour over popcorn mixture (avoid having it be too hot, or you’ll melt the M&Ms). Stir until popcorn mixture is well-coated.
  4. Spread mixture on a greased cookie sheet, let cool and then break into pieces.

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About Holiday “Merry Munch”

Course/Dish: Popcorn

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