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A bowl of crunchy caramel munch mix

Crunchy Caramel Popcorn Mix

Made from common pantry snacks this Caramel Popcorn Mix is the perfect snack for a movie night or other get-togethers!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword popcorn mix
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Cool Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 cups
Calories 335kcal


  • 6 cups plain popped corn
  • 2 cups broken pretzel sticks
  • 4 cups Rice Chex Cereal
  • 1/2 cup M&M's

For the Caramel:


  • Line your counter with sheets of wax paper and lightly mist with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In large bowl, mix popcorn, pretzels and Chex. Set aside.
  • In medium to large saucepan, bring butter, brown sugar and corn syrup to a bubble over medium high heat. Keep sugar mixture bubbling {not violently, but not weak...some where in the middle} for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in baking soda. Immediately pour over popcorn mixture and stir to coat evenly. Pour out onto greased wax paper and spread out. Sprinkle M&M's onto warm caramel munch mix so they stick. Let cool completely {10-15 minutes should do it}. Break into smaller pieces and store in air tight containers.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 433IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg