Confetti Popcorn Bars

Ready in 15 minutes! Colorful gumdrops peek out from no-bake cereal bars made with five on-hand ingredients.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
bag (3.5 oz) microwave popcorn, popped*
1/2
cup small gumdrops
1/3
cup unsalted peanuts
2
cups miniature marshmallows
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 Grease 8- or 9-inch square pan. Remove any unpopped kernels from popcorn. In large greased bowl, mix popcorn, gumdrops and peanuts.
  • 2 In 4-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave marshmallows and butter uncovered on High 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring once halfway through microwave time. Pour marshmallow mixture over popcorn mixture; toss until evenly coated.
  • 3 With buttered hands, press mixture in pan. Refrigerate until firm. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    25mg
    25%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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