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Bunny Bait (Candy Popcorn Mix)

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Lure the Easter Bunny with “Bunny Bait”! This sweet and salty treat is made with popcorn, marshmallows, peanut butter m&m’s and sprinkles. Free printable tags too! For more Easter treats see my Easter page.

Bunny Bait (Candy Popcorn Mix)

Are you looking for a delicious treat to make this Easter? Try this Bunny Bait Candy Popcorn Recipe! Plus, it makes a great Easter gift too! Just bag up some of the popcorn, print out the tags below and share!

This recipe so simple to make, the combination of salty popcorn and sweet candy makes it an irresistible snack. The gooeyness of the marshmallow makes this the perfect combo for this yummy treat.

You can substitute the marshmallows for white chocolate for a less mess and chocolatey flavor! Just drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn and add the candy in! Let it harden and share!

Substitutes and Additions for Bunny Bait

Maybe you don’t love the ingredients in this recipe. That’s ok, you can substitute some of them and still have the perfect treat! Try some of the combinations below.

  • Instead of popcorn use: Rice, Corn or Chex mix cereal, Cheerios cereal, Rice Krispie cereal, other sweet cereals.
  • Instead of Marshmallows: use 1bag and 1/2 of melted white chocolate chips or a bag of candy melts.
  • Other candy to use: Reeses Pieces candies, mini Cadbury eggs, Robin eggs, regular m&m’s
  • Other additions: add in pretzels, nuts, graham crackers
Bunny Bait Gift Tags Printable

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Print out the Easter tags download below to create treat bags! Download and print the tags on heavy cardstock for best results.

Use the white ones as tags for bags or the longer ones to fold over the top of a clear ziploc or gift bag and staple it closed.

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Bunny Bait Candy Popcorn

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Place popped popcorn in a large bowl.
  • Heat butter in a small saucepan on medium heat for 5-8 minutes
  • Add in the marshmallows and stir on low heat until they start to melt.
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  • Remove from heat and stir the mixture until marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Pour marshmallows over popcorn and add the M&Ms, and sprinkles. Stir until well combined.
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  • Transfer popcorn mixture onto prepared baking sheet and let it cool.
  • Serve or place in bags to give as gifts.

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Bunny Bait Candy Popcorn

Yummy Easter treat with melted marshmallow, M & M's and sprinkles mixed with popcorn.
Servings: 6 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Calories: 152

Ingredients

  • 6 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter
  • 1 ½ cup marshmallows
  • 1 cup peanut butter M&M's
  • pastel sprinkles

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Place popped popcorn in a large bowl.
  • Heat butter in a small saucepan on medium heat for 5-8 minutes
  • Add in the marshmallows and stir on low heat until they start to melt.
  • Remove from heat and stir the mixture until marshmallows are completely melted.
  • Pour marshmallows over popcorn and add the M&Ms, and sprinkles. Stir until well combined.
  • Transfer popcorn mixture onto prepared baking sheet and let it cool.
  • Serve or place in bags to give as gifts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 13g | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.4mg

The nutrition info provided is only an estimate. See my nutrition disclaimer for more info on how the data is collected for recipes.

RECCOMENDED EQUIPMENT

1 baking sheet
1 saucepan
COURSE :Dessert
CUISINE :American
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Bunny Bait popcorn is a great snack for both kids and adults alike. With just a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, you can make a tasty treat that the whole family will love. The combination of marshmallows and popcorn creates an irresistible flavor that will have everyone asking for more!

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