Game Day Pep-Corn with REESE’S Minis Recipe

It’s game day snack season and we are always on the lookout for new ideas. Appetizers and sweet treats are always a hit.

I couldn’t wait to make and try this Game Day Pep-Corn with REESE’S® Minis. It’s right up my alley with only 3 ingredients!

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Peanut Butter Cup Pep-Corn

(Prep time : 8 minutes /Total Time: 40 minutes)

Here’s what you need:

  • 8 cups Clover Valley® popped popcorn
  • 3/4 cup Clover Valley® Party peanuts, divided
  • 1-1/3 cups (8-oz. pkg.) REESE’S® Minis, divided

Only THREE affordable ingredients, easily found at your local Dollar General!

Here’s what you do:

1.)  Line a tray or cookie sheet with foil or waxed paper. Spread popcorn and 1/2 cup peanuts on the tray.

2.)  Cut 1 cup of REESE’S® Minis into halves and place them into a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM heat for about one minute. Stir and then keep microwaving for 15 seconds at a time until it’s nice and melted.

3.)  Drizzle over the popcorn and peanuts. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes, or until the coating is firm. Separate into little dishes, or however you would like to serve it and top with the additional peanuts and REESE’S® Minis.

4.)  Root for your favorite NCAA® team and enjoy! 😉

Makes about 8-1/2 cups of popcorn.
* Popcorn is best eaten the same day as prepared and shortly after removing from refrigerator.

*** Quick tip ***  Brush your teeth RIGHT before preparing this so you aren’t as tempted to eat all the ingredients!!

Easy enough, right? It’s so tasty and super addictive! If you like a salty-sweet combo, definitely give it a try!

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11 Comments

  1. Julie Wood says:

    I really like this recipe and I like popcorn and Reeses and putting them together looks like such a great game day snack! I will have to give this a try!

  2. Ellen Christian says:

    Oh that looks good. My husband would go crazy for that!

  3. Lolli @ Better in Bulk says:

    Two of my favorites put together…Reese’s PB cups and popcorn! What could be better?!

  4. Dawn Lopez says:

    Um.. yes please! I not only want this.. but I officially NEED this now! That looks amazing.. and you better believe I am making some this Sunday for game day! Woot!

  5. Kelsey Apley says:

    That looks heavenly!! I am a sucker for anything Reese’s :-)! Looks like I need to add a few items to my grocery list!

  6. Mistee Dawn says:

    It does look pretty easy to make. And it looks delicious. Yum.

  7. Oh my yummy. I have to try this for the kids this weekend. I’m sure the neighborhood kids would love this too!!

  8. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell says:

    I would be very, very happy with a bowl of that kind of delight! Delicious!

  9. Nancy Lustri (StyleDecor) says:

    Oh my! That looks heavenly (or should I say sinfully) delicious! Yummy! 🙂

  10. Well, thank you, Jennifer, for making me hungry! lol. I cannot wait to make this.

  11. We loooove popcorn treats like this. Go uconn!!

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