OMG, this might be the ideal treat for my next movie night, or holiday special binge session! It's the ultimate combination of sweet and salty, perfect for satisfying all the happy cravings in one go. You get that incomparably satisfying crunch while give your sweet tooth something to smile about.
Best of all, this white chocolate popcorn snack is a total cinch to make. Pick seasonally colored M&Ms and you're on track for some happy holiday snacking that the whole family will enjoy… just make sure to make enough to share!
- 5 cups plain popcorn, popped
- 1 (11 oz) bag white chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon shortening
- 1 cup M & M's chocolate candies
- 1 cup mini pretzels
- 1/2 cup salted peanuts
Pour popcorn into a large bowl. Mix in the M&M's, pretzels, and peanuts.
Spread out on a large cookie sheet.
Dump white chocolate chips and shortening into a microwave-safe bowl. Cook for 45 seconds, remove from microwave, and stir. Continue cooking at 25 second intervals, stirring each time, until chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
Drizzle chocolate over popcorn mixture and gently mix until most pieces are covered with chocolate.