BIFF Munch

A delicious sweet and salty snack to munch on at the Beaufort International Film Festival. Be sure to take extra for your film-loving friends.

1 (3.28) ounce package microwave popcorn

2 cups pretzels

2 cup salted mixed nuts

2 cups M&M’s candies (peanut, plain, mini or a combination)

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels

½ cup blue melting candies

½ cup red melting candies

½ cup yellow melting candies

2 tablespoons candy sprinkles

Pop corn in microwave according to package directions. Cover a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread cooked popcorn on baking sheet. Remove and discard all unpopped kernels. Add pretzels, salted mixed nuts and M&M’s candies. Melt chocolate morsels in microwave and drizzle over popcorn mixture. Repeat with blue, red and yellow melting candies. Garnish with candy sprinkles. Let mixture dry for at least 3 hours or until set. Break into pieces and serve. Store leftovers in an air-tight container.  Serves 10.

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