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Cornucopia Popcorn Snack Mix

A cornucopia of sweet and salty, this popcorn snack mix is an easy no-bake treat! It comes together in about 15 minutes and can be customized to your taste.
Serves 20 or more.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
time to set: 30 minutes30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bugles, candy corn, easy, food gift, football pretzels, no bake, nuts, popcorn, sweet and salty, Thanksgiving
Servings: 20 servings


  • 6 cups popcorn old maids removed (about 1 bag of microwave of popcorn)
  • 16 oz. package Log House Vanilla CandiQuik Candy Coating or similar candy coating/almond bark
  • Half of a 12 oz. bag of Snyder's of Hanover Butter Snaps or pretzels of choice
  • 8 oz. can salted nuts of choice
  • 2 cups of Bugles or more to taste
  • Candy of choice such as M&M's, Reese’s Pieces, and/or candy corn
  • Decorative sprinkles of choice


  • Pop your popcorn using your preferred method. Remove any old maids or unpopped kernels and place in a large bowl. Melt candy coating according to the package directions then mix with your popcorn, stirring until evenly coated.
  • Spread the candy coated popcorn on wax paper or parchment lined baking sheet(s) to set.
  • Add your decorative sprinkles to your popcorn while the coating is still warm and allow it to cool.
  • Once the candy coating is set, (about 20 - 30 minutes) break into pieces.
  • Combine with Bugles, salted nuts, pretzels and candy of choice.
  • Store in airtight container until ready to serve.


Vary this mix to your taste, changing the candy, sprinkles and quantities of ingredients for the holidays. I’ve made a version of this popcorn party mix for Football Season, Halloween, Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, July 4th, Easter, Valentine’s Day and New Year's Eve.