Fun Halloween Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn mixed with peanut butter cup candy corn, peanut butter M&Ms, and salted peanuts then coated with white chocolate and drizzled with orange and black candy melts.
Last year I made Candy Corn Popcorn for Halloween. My family devoured it. So this year when Carol mentioned that she found Peanut Butter Cup Candy Corn at the store, I had to hunt some down and put a peanut butter twist on my Halloween popcorn recipe.
I started with pre-popped Skinny Pop popcorn that they sell at Costco. To that I added peanut butter candy corn, peanut butter M&Ms and salted peanuts. Next time I think I’ll add some bite size peanut butter cups too.
The peanut butter candy corn was a fun change, but most in my family said they preferred regular candy corn. The peanut butter popcorn combination though was a big hit.
If you’re putting together Halloween treats for neighbors, friends or co-workers, this is a quick, easy-to-make treat that they’ll go crazy for. I know my family couldn’t stop eating it.
Halloween Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn
- 1/2 cup popcorn kernels, popped
- 11 ounce package peanut butter M&Ms
- 1 cup salted peanuts
- 1 cup peanut butter cup candy corn
- 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
- 1/3 cup each orange and black candy melts
Pour the popped corn onto 2 baking sheets lined with a silpat or parchment paper. Remove any unpopped kernels. Mix in candy corn, M&Ms, and nuts.
In a microwave-safe bowl, melt white chocolate on 50% power. Drizzle over the popcorn. Using a spatula, toss the popcorn mixture to coat it with melted chocolate.
Put colored candy melts in two Ziploc bags, microwave candy melts at 50% power for 1 minute. Knead candy in the bag. Continue to microwave and knead at 30-second intervals until smooth and completely melted.
Snip off a small corner of the Ziploc bags and drizzle the melted candy on top of the popcorn.
Let the popcorn rest on the baking sheets until the melted candy is dry, or if you’re in a hurry pop it in the fridge to set up.