What’s crunchy, colorful, and just the right amount of sweet? Ding, ding, ding — M&M popcorn.
This candy popcorn mix isn’t only seriously addicting. It’s also something you can make in a few minutes. You’ll definitely make your sweet tooth happy when you make this for trick-or-treat, movie night, or anytime you want a quick, satisfying snack.
Now grab your Popper and let’s get popping!
M&M Popcorn Ingredients
- ½ cup kernels
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or whatever oil you prefer)
- 1 ½ cup M&M’s
- Sea salt to taste
KEEP IN MIND: This recipe is good for 3-4 people.
Step 1: Heat
Set your Popper over medium heat and allow it to pre-heat for 1-2 minutes.
Step 2: Throw in Oil and Kernels
Add your oil and kernels to the stovetop popcorn popper.
Step 3: Turn
Close the Popper’s lid and turn the crank clockwise. The kernels will start popping.
Step 4: Pop
Once popping slows, remove the pot from the burner and take out the lid.
Step 5: Add M&Ms
Sprinkle sea salt and your favorite M&Ms into the Popper and toss everything together.
Step 6: Serve
Pour your M&M popcorn into a bowl and serve!
More M&M Popcorn Tips
- M&M’s come in different flavors. White chocolate, peanut butter, milk chocolate — you name it. Either of these will complement your popcorn perfectly. You can also add pecans, drizzle melted chocolate, or for more saltiness, throw in some mini Reese’s cups for the perfect candy popcorn mix.
- Popcorn with M&Ms is a great Halloween party favor. Just scoop a couple handfuls into sandwich bags and hand them out to your guests. Tie orange and black ribbons around them to double the treat.
- Besides Halloween, you can make M&M popcorn for other occasions. Red and green M&M popcorn makes a festive Christmas snack, while red and pink M&M popcorn would make a romantic gesture for Valentine’s Day.
Bring On the Sweet and Crunchy
M&M popcorn is everything we love about popcorn — it’s fun, versatile, and so stinkin’ good.
With a wide range of flavors and colors to choose from, you’ll always have something up your sleeve to impress your loved ones, guests, or your own tastebuds.
FAQs About M&M Popcorn
Is it normal to put M&Ms in popcorn?
Popcorn and M&Ms may seem like an unlikely pair, but they work well together. The sweet chocolate combined with the saltiness of the kernels makes M&M popcorn a real delight.
Is M&M popcorn good?
While there are healthier ways to enjoy popcorn, mixing popcorn with M&Ms is one guilty pleasure you just can’t get enough of. It’s the perfect treat to surprise trick-or-treaters or enjoy during your annual horror movie fest.
Is M&M popcorn gluten free?
A lot of M&M’s don’t have any gluten in them, but Mars Wrigley — the company that makes them — doesn’t advertise the candy as gluten-free. Double-check the label. If it says “may contain wheat,” you’re better off avoiding it. It might have been contaminated with gluten.