M&M’s Cupid’s Crunch party mix

May 17, 2022 • 25 min

Hosting a gathering for the big game or Valentine's Day? The M&M's Cupid Crunch Party Mix is perfectly sweet & salty and will surely be a crowd favorite!


  • 4 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup pretzel twists (coarsely broken into pieces)
  • 1 cup M&M’s Peanut Chocolate Candies Cupid’s Mix
  • ½ cup pure cane granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup sweet cream salted butter
  • 6 large marshmallows
  • ¼ tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt (optional)


Step 1: Add ingredients

In large bowl, toss together popcorn, pretzels and M&M’s. 

Step 2: Parchment paper

Arrange in thin layer on large parchment paper-lined baking sheet; set aside. 

Step 3: Cook on medium heat

In large saucepan set over medium heat, stir together sugar and butter. Cook, stirring often, until melted and bubbling lightly around edges. 

Step 4: Add marshmallows & vanilla

Add marshmallows and vanilla; stir until melted. Remove from heat and let cool slightly. 

Step 5: Pour

Pour over popcorn mixture; sprinkle with sea salt (if using). Let stand for 20 minutes or until set. 

Step 6: Separate, cool & enjoy

Pull apart into clusters (serve same day). 

Pro tip: Serve clusters in festive paper muffin cups for a fun and fuss-free presentation. You can also add chopped toasted peanuts, walnuts or pecans to the mix if desired.