Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix

by Marla on February 6, 2014 · 16 comments

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Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next week? Wow! Where is the time going? I guess it’s the perfect time to celebrate love, romance & most importantly…chocolate!

My Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix can be tucked inside a lunchbox, handed out to your co-workers or brought on road trip. Or just snacked on in your house.

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So what’s in this sweet & crunchy medley anyways?

Well we’ve got coconut popcorn, mini marshmallows, chocolate covered sunflower seeds, Hershey’s Kisses (everyone needs a kiss!) semi-sweet chocolate chips, cherry licorice bites & anything else you can dream up!

Valentine's Popcorn Snack Mix | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Red & pink M&M’s would be super fun too. Not to be found in Telluride though.

Valentine's Popcorn Snack Mix | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Part of the thrill of living here is you have an abundance of nature & remote living. But sometimes you can’t find certain food items when you want them. Oh well I say.

Valentine's Popcorn Snack Mix | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Enjoy your Valentine & your popcorn!

Valentine's Popcorn Snack Mix | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 13 minutes

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Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix

Ingredients

Method

  • Heat the oil and popcorn in a large, deep metal pot over high heat. Have the pot lid and a large bowl handy. The oil will sizzle and the popcorn will start to pop. Cover with the lid and agitate/slide the pan around vigorously. When about to overflow dump the popcorn into the bowl. Continue to do this until all of the popcorn is popped. *if your pot is large enough you will not need to dump into a bowl. Stop popping when the kernels are no longer making noise.
  • When popcorn cools to room temperature toss with sugar or stevia & salt to taste. Mix in the rest of the ingredients.
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1 Averie @ Averie Cooks February 7, 2014 at 12:16 am

Thanks for linking up my Parmesan Ranch Snack Mix & for pinning it earlier today! You’re the best, Marla!! :) Just pinned this one.

I love the big red licorice nibs. I would cherry pick those right out!

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2 Marla February 8, 2014 at 5:15 am

Averie, your snack mix looks awesome! Think I pinned it a few times ;)

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3 Rosa February 7, 2014 at 1:18 am

Delicious! I love the idea.

Cheers,

Rosa

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4 Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} February 7, 2014 at 3:35 am

Yeah, I’d say it’s worth living there even if you can’t find red and pink M&Ms. :) I love seeing all the beautiful scenery photos on your Instagram. This looks like a fun treat for Valentine’s Day!

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5 Marla February 8, 2014 at 5:20 am

I knew someone would understand ;) Glad you are enjoying my Instagram snippets of life here in Telluride! XO

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6 Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living February 7, 2014 at 4:21 am

Fun snack mix for Valentines – love that pic of your son – so handsome!

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7 Marla February 9, 2014 at 6:08 am

Thanks so much Jeanette! He sure is my sweetheart :)

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8 Jenny Flake February 7, 2014 at 5:49 am

I love this Marla!! Perfect Valentine’s snack mix!!

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9 Maria February 7, 2014 at 6:36 am

I could snack on this all day long!

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10 Heather Christo February 7, 2014 at 8:01 am

I love popcorn treats, and this looks wonderful!

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11 Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. February 7, 2014 at 10:33 am

LOVE

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12 Julie @ Table for Two February 7, 2014 at 1:22 pm

I would snack on these all day and then some more the next day! ;)

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13 Marla February 9, 2014 at 6:08 am

Ha! If there is any left, right?!

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14 Tieghan February 7, 2014 at 8:16 pm

This is the perfect snack. So fun!

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15 Paula – bell’alimento February 8, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Great snack idea for valentine day! Love this!

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