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Movie night wouldn’t be complete without some delicious snacks! Classic popcorn is certainly delicious, but if you’re in the mood to shake things up, try one of these tasty loaded popcorn hacks that help the movie theater staple embrace its inner star. Whether you have a sweet tooth or are craving a savory, salty snack, these popcorn treats are perfect for movie night.
Movie Night Hack 1: Make Colorful Popcorn Cups
For a movie night snack that’s sweet, colorful, and as fun to make as it is to eat, try these popcorn cups! Start by melting butter in a Dutch oven, then add in a 10 ounce bag of marshmallows. Melt the marshmallows, stirring occasionally, then remove the pan from the stove and mix in 6 cups of popcorn. Next, mix in four cups of fruity cereal, one cup of potato chips, and ½ cup of fruity candy. Stir the mixture until it is fully combined, then form it into balls and place it into cups. Top with sprinkles and enjoy!
Movie Night Hack 2: Make Popcorn Bars
These popcorn bars are the perfect combination of sweet and savory! Start by melting a 10 ounce bag of marshmallows in two tablespoons of butter, then remove the Dutch oven from the heat and mix in eight cups of popcorn and two cups of pretzels. Then, layer a parchment paper-lined baking sheet with peanut butter cups and chocolate bars. Add the popcorn and pretzel mixture on top, then add more chocolate bars and cut into squares to serve!
Movie Night Hack 3: Make Popcorn Cones
These adorable popcorn cones make the ultimate crunchy treat! To make them, start by melting butter and marshmallows in a Dutch oven. Then, remove from the heat and mix in seven cups of caramel corn, one cup of almonds, and one cup of small chocolate chip cookies. Add the mixture to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, sprinkle it with malt balls, and let it set for one hour. Then, break it into pieces and serve it up in paper cones.