Chewy Popcorn Bars


Prep Time 10 MINS

Cook Time 2 HRS 30 MINS

Serves 24 (1 bar each)


  1. PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  2. 2 mini bag (31 g each) Orville Redenbacher's® Smart Pop!® 100 Calorie Buttery Flavour Microwave Popcorn
  3. 2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  4. 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  5. 1 cup dried cranberries or raisins
  6. 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  7. 1 cup honey

A high-fiber healthy treat! Mix it up and try other dried fruits and nuts for more delicious combinations.


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Spray 13x9-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Prepare popcorn according to package directions.
  4. Remove all unpopped kernels.
  5. Place popped corn in large bowl; top with oats, cranberries and peanuts.
  6. Combine brown sugar and honey in medium saucepan.
  7. Cook over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until mixture comes to full boil and sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  8. Pour syrup over popcorn mixture and toss gently to coat evenly with syrup.
  9. Place mixture in pan.
  10. Bake 20 minutes, stirring once midway through baking.
  11. Remove from oven; lightly press popcorn mixture evenly in pan.
  12. Cool on rack about 2 hours or until set.
  13. Cut into 24 bars.
  14. Store in tightly sealed container.

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