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Snack mix spread out on wax paper with popcorn pretzels m&ms and peanuts with candy melts coating
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Bunny Bait

Sweet & Salty Snack Mix Loaded with Popcorn, M&Ms, Pretzels and Peanut then coated in a Vanilla Candy Coating!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 497kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 16 oz white candy melts
  • 12 c. popped popcorn about 1/2 c. kernels
  • 2 c. pretzels rods
  • 2 c. dry roasted peanuts
  • 10.90 oz package Spring M&Ms

Instructions

  • Place popcorn in a large mixing bowl. Mix in pretzels and peanuts.
  • Melt CandiQuik according to package directions. Pop over mixture in bowl and mix until coated. Pour mixture onto waxed paper and spread out to cool and dry. Immediately sprinkle M&Ms on mixture, slightly pressing them down so they stick.
  • Store in airtight container.

Notes

  • As long as it's kept in an airtight container it will last for up to five days at room temperature.
  • My recipe has peanuts, so if you are worried about allergies you can substitute roasted almonds or walnuts instead – they both work!
RECIPE VARIATIONS
You don’t have to wait until Easter to make this! With a few swaps, you can customize it for any holiday!
  • For a sweet Valentine’s day treat, use those cute red, white, and pink M&Ms and pink or white candy melt.
  • At Halloween, it’s fun to use Reese’s pieces in place of the M&Ms.
  • Grab those red and green M&Ms to make a batch for Christmas!
  • Did you know M&Ms have 4th of July-themed candies? Yep! So make a patriotic snack to celebrate!

Nutrition

Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.8mg