- Serves 15
- Makes 15
- 60 minutes
- Difficulty Easy
- 9 Ingredients
When 3pm comes knocking and you haven’t got a healthy treat on standby, it’s easy to reach for a snack that might be high in sugar or salt like chips or chocolate. Meal prepping your snacks is one way to curb this habit with a healthier treat that will also satisfy your cravings. Mayver’s Peanut Popcorn Bars can be prepped in advance, don’t take a long time to cook (but do need 2 hours of freezing time) and are perfect for a work or after-school snack!
This recipe was provided by Tracey Morter for Mayver’s.
Ingredients (serves 15 | makes 15 bars)
- FOR THE POPCORN
- 2 tsp coconut oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
- FOR THE COATING
- 100gms butter
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- ¾ cup Mayver’s Crunchy Peanut Butter
- Melt the 2 teaspoons of coconut oil in a large saucepan on medium to high heat.
- When oil is melted add the salt and popcorn. Put the lid on the saucepan and turn up the heat to high.
- Shake the saucepan vigorously and release the steam at regular intervals, by lifting the lid slightly, until all the corn is popped.
- Pour popcorn into a large bowl and let cool down.
- Use baking paper to line a brownie or slice tray.
- Melt the butter and brown sugar in a small saucepan until the sugar is dissolved.
- Take off the heat and whisk through the maple syrup and Mayver’s Crunch Peanut Butter.
- Pour this mixture over the popcorn and mix thoroughly, making sure all popcorn is coated.
- Pour mixture into the lined tray and press down firmly with the back of a metal spoon all over.
- Place in fridge for at least 2 hours.
- Carefully lift out of tray by pulling up the baking paper. Cut into 12 or more bar slices and enjoy!