Popcorn Crunch

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I found this recipe in the Better Homes and Gardens Prize tested recipes in 1990. Its been a family favorite for my family ever since.

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  • 1 12 lbs chocolate-flavored candy coating, cut up
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 14 cups popped popcorn
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups dry roasted peanuts
  • nonstick spray coating


  1. Spray a large cookie sheet with nonstick coating; set aside.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl combine confectioner's coating and peanut butter.
  3. Micro-cook on 100% power for 2-3 minutes or until chocolate is melted, stir after every minute.
  4. In a very large bowl combine popcorn, cereal and peanuts.
  5. Pour warm melted chocolate mixture over the popcorn mixture.
  6. Toss to coat all well.
  7. Spread onto prepared cookie sheet; cool thoroughly.
  8. Break apart and store in a tightly covered container for up to 5 days.