Holiday Popcorn Bars

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Whole grains and dark chocolate give this sweet treat a nutritional boost this holiday season!

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  • 1-10 ounce bag 60% cacao dark chocolate chips (read label or call company to assure gluten free for GF version)
  • 13 cups light or air popped popcorn
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup chopped raw pistachios
  • Holiday sprinkles (call to assure gluten free for GF version)
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a large bowl, melt chocolate chips in microwave 1 minute at a time stirring in between for 2-3 minutes. 
  2. Add popcorn, cranberries, and pistachios to melted chocolate and gently fold in popcorn until completely coated.
  3. Spray 9 x 13” baking dish with cooking spray and gently press in popcorn.  Evenly distribute holiday sprinkles across the top.
  4. Refrigerate for 4 hours or more before serving.  Keep refrigerated to prevent melting.

Serves 18

Nutrition Information
Per 1 bar
Calories:  134
Total Fat:  8 g
    Saturated Fat:  4 g
Sodium:  24 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  30 g
    Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 2 g