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Popcorn Peppermint Crunch

This Christmas snack packs a big peppermint punch and looks adorable in a Mason jar for gift giving!

popcorn peppermint crunch
If you’re looking for a quick, delicious, and festive snack for Christmas then I have just the treat for you. Look no further than my popcorn peppermint crunch!

With just a few ingredients and ~10 minutes, you will have the perfect tasty treat to serve your holiday party guests, or wrap it up in a festive bag and give it to your neighbors or children’s teachers!

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Yield: 5 cups

Popcorn Peppermint Crunch

Popcorn Peppermint Crunch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 10 oz Wilton Candy Cane Candy Melts
  • 1 bag white chocolate peppermint M&M’s
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes for garnish (optional)


    1. Combine popcorn and Rice Chex in a large bowl.
    2. Melt candy melts according to package directions. Add to popcorn/cereal and stir thoroughly.
    3. Place mixture in a gallon-sized zippered bag then add powdered sugar. Seal the bag and shake thoroughly to distribute sugar throughout the bag.
    4. Add M&M’s and crushed candy canes then shake bag again.
    5. Keep in a sealed container.

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I wrapped up some of this deliciousness in a cute holiday bag and put it in a festive mug for my son’s teacher.

The rest? Oh it will be going in my belly.

Note: If you can’t find the candy cane candy melts, use regular white candy melts and use 1 cup crushed candy canes.


>> See where I party! <<

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Ben Sherman

Friday 20th of December 2019

Thanks for nice recept !!

Beverly {Flamingo Toes}

Saturday 28th of December 2013

oh yum!! This looks so good! And fast and easy too, which I love. ;) Thanks!!


Tuesday 24th of December 2013

Yummy! Thanks for the recipe!!

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