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Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn

This sweet popcorn has an explosion of peanut butter and chocolate flavors in every bite!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter cup popcorn, Popcorn
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 342kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 8 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup milk chocolate melting candy
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup miniature peanut butter cups halved


  • Pour the popcorn into a large bowl and remove any un-popped kernels
  • Place the chocolate melting candy and peanut butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium power for 1 minute. Stir until melted and smooth. If needed, add additional heating time in 30-second increments, stirring after each time, until the candy is melted and smooth.
  • Pour the melted candy over the popcorn. Add the peanut butter cups to the bowl. Using a large rubber spatula, gently stir to coat.
  • Spread the popcorn mixture on a large piece of parchment paper or a large silicone baking mat.
  • Allow to cool until the chocolate coating has hardened, about 20 minutes. Break into pieces before packaging or transferring to a bowl to serve immediately. The popcorn may be stored in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


Recipe from Party Popcorn by Ashton Epps Swank, 2014. Recipe reprinted with permission.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 42IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 2mg