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Monster Munch Popcorn: I’m Lovin’ It

 

All you need is a few minutes and your microwave to make this fall snack in a snap!

Monster Munch or Halloween Popcorn Bark, whatever you want to call it…..I call it crazy good!  It’s a  sweet & salty treat that everyone loves, and the recipe makes a lot so it’s easy to share.  Oreos, marshmallows, buttered popcorn and Orange Candy Melts give it the perfect look for Halloween.

Monster Munch Popcorn at TidyMom.net

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I can’t believe Halloween is less than a week away!  I couldn’t help myself when I found these adorable Wilton Bat Treat Boxes.  I knew they’d be perfect for my Monster Munch!  They’d be adorable for serving the popcorn at a Halloween party or passing out to co-workers, teachers and neighbors.

Halloween Party Popcorn recipe at TidyMom.net

 

My girls and I love drinking Hot Chocolate and Latte’s at home.  Instead of using whipped cream or marshmallows on top, I got a silicone bat mold, filled it with COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and popped it in the freezer over night.  The next time I made hot chocolate, I popped a few bats out of the mold and placed them on top for a little Halloween fun!

Frozen Cocoa Cooler Bats

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Sometimes it’s the quick and simple snacks are the best!

Monster Munch Popcorn Bark

Monster Munch Popcorn Bark

Ingredients

  • 1 standard size bag microwave popcorn, popped (I used buttered)
  • 1 package Wilton Orange Candy Melts
  • 15 Oreo Cookies
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Place popcorn in a large bowl and remove any un-popped kernels
  2. Use your hands to crush Oreos into popcorn, then add marshmallows and mix with your hands or large spoon
  3. Melt candy according to package directions, then pour over popcorn mixture using a rubber spatula to coat.
  4. Spread candy covered popcorn mixture on to cookie sheet lined with wax paper to cool and harden.
  5. Break up into pieces, store in air tight container.
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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

59 Responses to “Monster Munch Popcorn: I’m Lovin’ It”

  1. Crystal posted on October 25, 2012 at 8:26 pm (#
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    Those are SO cute! I seriously love your styling and photography. Thank you for hosting every week. :)

    • TidyMom replied on October 26th, 2012 at 6:06 am

      Thanks so much Crystal!

  2. Trish - Mom On Timeout posted on October 25, 2012 at 8:26 pm (#
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    Thanks so much for hosting Cheryl – hope you’re having a wonderful week! – Trish

  3. Lolly Jane posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:00 pm (#
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    THANKS a bunch for hosting, Cheryl. Your monster munch is too stinkin cute!! Happy Halloween (almost ;) Kelli and Kristi

  4. Lyuba @willcookforsmiles posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:04 pm (#
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    Happy Friday, Cheryl!! Thank you so much for hosting :)

  5. taryn@designdininganddiapers.com posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:31 pm (#
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    Thanks for hosting Cheryl! Hope you have a great weekend :)

  6. Sheryl posted on October 25, 2012 at 9:59 pm (#
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    Hi Cheryl, Your Halloween Monster Munch Popcorn sounds delish and those boxes are simply adorable! Thanks for hosting such a GREAT party! Today I am sharing my Burger Round Up which includes all my burger recipes. I’m also sharing my Orange Cream Cheese Breakfast Rolls. Have a GREAT week! ~Sheryl @ Lady Behind The Curtain~

  7. Renea (cupcake-n-bake) posted on October 25, 2012 at 10:18 pm (#
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    Oh, those Frozen Cocoa Cooler bats are the cutest things ever!

  8. Lisa @hooplapalooza posted on October 25, 2012 at 10:27 pm (#
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    oh how i LOVE those bat bags with the popcorn! thanks for another party! :)

  9. Karyn - Pint Sized Baker posted on October 25, 2012 at 10:36 pm (#
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    Hey Cheryl, great popcorn. So much fun and so easy to do.
    Thanks for the party. I hope that you have an awesome weekend!

  10. Robin @ Simply Southern Baking posted on October 26, 2012 at 4:46 am (#
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    Love this popcorn treat! Thanks for hosting.

  11. Gina posted on October 26, 2012 at 6:16 am (#
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    Well doesn’t that sounds so delish!!! I’m going to be raiding the pantry for ingredients here at 4:15 am. YUM

  12. Sarah @ Alderberry Hill posted on October 26, 2012 at 6:55 am (#
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    Thanks so much for this wonderful party, have a fantastic weekend!
    Happy Halloween!

  13. Cindy B. posted on October 26, 2012 at 6:55 am (#
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    Hi Cheryl, thanks for hosting another great party, enjoy your weekend :)

  14. Joan@Chocolateandmore posted on October 26, 2012 at 7:16 am (#
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    Thanks for hosting! I love using candy melts! Drizzling chocolate on anything makes it better and the candy melts come in so many colors/flavors Have a great weekend!

  15. Brian @ A Thought For Food posted on October 26, 2012 at 7:45 am (#
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    So cute and clever! I’m sure the kids love this!

  16. Maria posted on October 26, 2012 at 7:57 am (#
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    So cute Cheryl!

  17. Jimaie posted on October 26, 2012 at 8:19 am (#
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    Yum yum! I love this! So simple yet sounds so yummy, perfect for a classroom party treat :) Where would I find boxes like that? A place like Michaels, Hobby Lobby or JoAnnes?

    • TidyMom replied on October 27th, 2012 at 3:59 pm

      They are Wilton, so you may be able to find them at places that sell Wilton products ;) Like Michaels, Walmart, even Amazon

  18. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. posted on October 26, 2012 at 8:21 am (#
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    so so cute Cheryl! I am totally making this for my kids school Halloween party

  19. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction posted on October 26, 2012 at 8:44 am (#
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    Thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend!

  20. Amanda posted on October 26, 2012 at 8:58 am (#
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    How cute! What a perfect addition to a Halloween party!

  21. Kristen posted on October 26, 2012 at 9:19 am (#
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    These are super cute! What a fun treat.

  22. Cheryl @ That's What Che Said posted on October 26, 2012 at 9:29 am (#
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    Thanks again for the great party Cheryl! Hope you have a great weekend! xoxo-Cheryl

  23. HeatherChristo posted on October 26, 2012 at 9:37 am (#
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    Cheryl! THis is so cute!! I just love candied popcorn, and the bat boxes are an adorable touch. Also love the ease of the bat cubes!

  24. Cindy {crazloucreations} posted on October 26, 2012 at 9:40 am (#
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    I love those bat molds and your creative use of putting cool whip in them! May need to try that soon! Thanks for hosting–enjoy your weekend!
    Cindy

  25. Amanda Padgett posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:19 am (#
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    Cheryl,
    These are too, too cute!! I especially love the bat cool-whip shapes for hot-chocolate. Great idea!!!

  26. Sommer@ASpicyPerspective posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:48 am (#
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    So cute and I love the addition of oreo!!

  27. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:57 am (#
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    What an excellent Halloween treat, so fun!! My apologies for being MIA the last couple weeks for I’m Lovin’ It, but I’ve linked up today. Have a great weekend, Cheryl!

  28. Kristy Life-n-Reflection posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:32 pm (#
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    Great idea Cheryl!

  29. Emily posted on October 26, 2012 at 1:28 pm (#
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    Thanks so much for hosting! Your monster munch looks divine!

  30. LittleOwlCrunchyMomma posted on October 26, 2012 at 2:25 pm (#
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    Thanks so much for hosting!

    Linked up my post, “Hello. I love you. Can I brighten your day?”

  31. Danelle posted on October 26, 2012 at 2:47 pm (#
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    I have to bring a treat to the school Halloween carnival and this will be perfect! Love the batty boxes too!

  32. sweetsugarbelle posted on October 26, 2012 at 3:24 pm (#
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    LOVE the bats!!!

  33. nest of posies posted on October 26, 2012 at 3:41 pm (#
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    i’m thinking i need to come over for a movie night for some cocoa & popcorn! so cute!
    i’m so late to the party, but thanks for hosting!
    xo
    kellie

  34. Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media] posted on October 27, 2012 at 7:46 pm (#
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    This is great! Popcorn is a fave of mine. Yum!

  35. Jenni@MomEssentials.Net posted on October 28, 2012 at 10:41 am (#
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    Hi!
    Thanks for letting me share my own recipe of tasty and delicious
    Healthy Homemade Pizza!

  36. Angie @ Big Bear's Wife posted on October 28, 2012 at 11:47 am (#
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    I love the Frozen Cocoa Cooler Bats!!

  37. Marie posted on October 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm (#
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    YUM! I love that it’s sweet. For a second, I thought it was cheesy.

  38. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen posted on October 30, 2012 at 10:38 pm (#
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    Those boxes are adorable, just perfect for your Monster Munch!

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