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Holiday Popcorn Bars

Holiday Popcorn Bars

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

Serves: 6 (Serving= 1 bar)


  • Cooking spray
  • 6 cups light or air popped popcorn
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped pistachios
  • ½ cup 60% cacao dark chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons holiday sprinkles


  1. Spray 8 x 8” baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. To a large bowl, add popcorn, dried cranberries and pistachios. 
  3. Add chocolate chips to a small bowl and microwave for 45-60 seconds at a time, stirring in between until melted, about 2 minutes. 
  4. Drizzle melted chocolate over popcorn.  Gently fold popcorn into the chocolate drizzle using a rubber spatula until coated.
  5. Pour popcorn into baking dish, pressing down with the spatula to flatten. Evenly distribute holiday sprinkles over the top.
  6. Refrigerate for 4 hours or more before serving.  Keep refrigerated to prevent melting.