Santa’s Popcorn Crunch Bars

‘Tis the season for festive delights, and in the cozy kitchen of Sandy and Caroline, the air is filled with the sweet aroma of holiday magic. Today, the dynamic duo is whipping up a batch of Santa Popcorn Crunch Bars, a merry treat that perfectly captures the spirit of the season. As they gather the ingredients with laughter and anticipation, the kitchen becomes a bustling workshop of joy.

The recipe unfolds like a cherished holiday story: a base of crunchy popcorn, a sprinkle of salt and savory ingredients and a generous drizzle of velvety milk chocolate that mirrors a chocolatey wonderland. Sandy and Caroline, fueled by the warmth of holiday traditions, work in tandem to create these festive bars that promise to enchant taste buds and spread seasonal cheer. Santa Popcorn Crunch Bars—a delightful creation from the heart of Sandy and Caroline’s kitchen, destined to become a cherished part of their holiday celebrations and, perhaps, yours too.

Santa’s Popcorn Crunch Bars

Cooking spray – 4 spray(s)
6 cup(s) – Plain air popped popcorn (prepared without oil)
1 cup(s) Corn flakes
1½ oz, crushed (1 cup) Unflavored pretzel thins
1¼ oz, (1 cup) Baked potato chips
½ cup(s) Mini semisweet chocolate chips
2 cup(s)Mini marshmallows
2 Tbsp Unsalted butter

Directions: Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. In a large bowl, toss the popcorn, cornflakes, pretzels, potato chips, and chocolate chips. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the marshmallows and butter until melted, about 1 minute. Stir the marshmallows well and pour over the popcorn. Using a rubber spatula, toss the popcorn until well coated. Press the popcorn firmly into the prepared pan. Let the popcorn cool completely before cutting into 12 bars. Serving size: 1 bar

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