Food & WineSimple snacks that satisfy every craving

Simple snacks that satisfy every craving

Simple snacks that satisfy every craving

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Craving something sweet and salty? These tasty popcorn squares are the perfect treat and great for snacking on during movies or serving at your next get-together. Indulge your sweet tooth using Orville Redenbacher Buttery microwaveable popcorn as a base, now made without any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Popcorn Squares

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutesServes: 18


No-stick cooking spray

1 bag (82 g) Orville Redenbacher gourmet buttery microwaveable popcorn

1/4 cup (60 mL) butter or margarine

1 pkg (10 oz) large marshmallows

1/2 cup (125 mL) creamy peanut butter

1/2 cup (125 mL) dry roasted peanuts, chopped

1 cup (250 mL) milk chocolate chips


Spray 13x9” (3L) glass baking dish and wooden spoon with cooking spray; set aside.

Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all un-popped kernels. Place popped corn in large bowl.

Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add marshmallows. Heat 5 minutes or until marshmallows melt, stirring frequently. Add peanut butter and peanuts; stir until well combined. Pour over popcorn; mix well with greased wooden spoon.

Place popcorn mixture in greased glass dish and press evenly using back of spoon. Sprinkle chocolate morsels evenly over popcorn mixture. Microwave on high 1 minute or until chocolate begins to melt. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chocolate is set.

Cut into 18 squares with serrated knife. Store in tightly sealed container up to three days.

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