White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels

I wanted to make a special treat for a meeting with a group of women and since it’s almost Valentine’s Day, I went with White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels. There’s just something about the sweet, salty taste of this popcorn. Yum!

White Chocolate Covered Popcorn

I can eat popcorn every single day. I don’t, but I could. Popcorn is even better with a few extra ingredients mixed in. The beauty of this recipe is that you can leave out the stuff you don’t like and add in the stuff you do. If you don’t like pecans, leave them out and add peanuts or walnuts.

My White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels also includes M&M’s. For this particular batch of popcorn, I added specially packaged Valentine’s M&M’s. They are red, pink and white and they add a pop of color.

Funny Story: I more than doubled this recipe for my women’s group and I forgot to get extra CandyQuik. I had some semi-sweet chocolate chips, so I melted the chocolate chips for the last batch. After drizzling the chocolate, I realized how unappetizing it looked. I’m not even going to say what this looked like. Trust me, white chocolate works best for this recipe. I left the dark chocolate batch at home.

Back in the fall, I made a similar White Chocolate Covered Popcorn, but I added Candy Corn M&M’s. This recipe is so easy to change with the seasons.

White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels

White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans, Pretzels and M&M's

White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels


  • 12 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup Mini Pretzels
  • 1-1/2 cups Pecans
  • 1-1/2 cups M&M's
  • 1 package Vanilla Flavored CandyQuik


  1. Pop popcorn and add it to a large bowl. Let cool for a few minutes and add the pretzels, pecans and M&M's.
  2. Melt the CandyQuik according to the directions on the package. Pour over the popcorn mixture.
  3. Gently stir the popcorn and spread it on a lightly greased sheet pan. Let harden in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  4. Break into pieces before serving.
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If you’re looking for a quick treat to give your family and friends for Valentine’s Day, this is it. Or, if you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner at home, make this White Chocolate Covered Popcorn to snack on while you watch a romantic movie. It’s a win-win!

White Chocolate Covered Popcorn

Do you like popcorn as much as I do?


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  1. I love sweet and salty together! When I was young, all we would have for snack was popcorn. Popcorn=Inexpensive! I got tired of it for a long time, but I love it in things like this.
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  2. What a great way to combine sweet and salty. Hubby likes all of those ingredients so I bet he’d enjoy this.
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  3. This would disappear quickly when put on the table. Love all the ingredients and simple to make.
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  4. Yummy! I love chocolate and popcorn combinations. This will make the perfect valentine’s day snack for staying in with my sweetie.
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  5. My favorite chocolate to eat is white chocolate and this sounds very good. I would love to have some and enjoy it with my significant other while watching “Romeo in Love.” Sounds like a plan.

  6. Rebecca Swenor says:

    White Chocolate Covered Popcorn with Pecans and Pretzels sounds like a great snack idea for Valentine’s day. It sounds good for any occasion also and I love the idea of adding m & m’s to it too. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  7. What a colorful and tasty treat. That really makes dull, ordinary popcorn into something really spectacular. I love it!

  8. This looks delicious and so festive. I will have to make this recipe!
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  9. This looks like such a yummy movie snack! And much better than the normal, boring popcorn haha!

  10. This looks so simple and of course delicious. Its been awhile since we have movie night, this is the perfect snack.

  11. I am making this white chocolate covered popcorn for me and my husband’s movie marathon this weekend. I can only imagine the wonderful flavors this would give us in every mouth full!

  12. That would be awesome to snack on when doing blogging activities or watching TV. My kids would love this.
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  13. Nice idea for this, i love popcorns but i love it more when it has mixed with other just like this.
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  14. I love a little sweet with my salty!! I think this popcorn sounds amazing!!
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  15. Yum, this looks like such a fun and good treat! We do popcorn at home on movie nights and this would be a fun surprise for my kids!

  16. Yummy snack.. I love popcorn and white chocolate! A great DIY for valentine’s day

  17. This sounds so yummy and decadent! two of my favorites together:white chocolate and popcorn! Great idea for Valentine’s Day

  18. I love popcorns and this combination is my favourite.
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  19. I love popcorn and this is such a delicious recipe! yummy

  20. omg this looks so good. i know i would eat it all in one setting. lol
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