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May 01

Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn

Need a sweet and salty snack? This Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn will satisfy any salty or sweet craving!

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So last week there was a sale on Oreos at my local grocery store. The King Size pack was on sale. I couldn’t help myself. Who could blame me?

I was craving Oreos and peanut butter in the worst way, and all of a sudden the need for popcorn hit me out of the blue. I was like a sweet and salty popcorn junkie, needing a fix.

The bag of Oreos screamed at me from the counter. The peanut butter joined in and really, I had no choice. Inanimate food objects compelled me to make this popcorn, and eat my weight in it too.

Now I’m sharing it so you can all crave it just as badly as I am right now! Aren’t I a nice food blogger? Sharing my cravings and all that with you? My mom always told me it was nice to share!

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Before we get into the amazingness that is this popcorn, I want to tell you about my camera/laptop bag. I told you the 5 reasons I loved the Timbuk2 Snoop Camera Messenger Bag last month, after I travelled to my mom’s birthday party with it. Since then, I’ve flown with it twice and I figured I should update you!

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I really, really love this bag. It fits everything, remember? Plus, it’s compact enough to fit under the seat of the airplane (with or without the camera insert – I did both over the past month). It travelled with me to San Diego for spring break and to Phoenix for Bloggy Boot Camp, and it still looks brand new. It was also the perfect messenger bag to have at BBC. I didn’t bring my big camera, but I used it for my laptop and conference incidentals like a notepad, water, and snacks. If you’re looking for a camera bag that will also hold your laptop – I wholeheartedly recommend the Timbuk2 Snoop Camera Messenger.

Want to see how everything fit? I even made a video! You can watch the video here.

Okay, so back to salty, sweet goodness…

Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn: your new crack.

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This popcorn couldn’t be easier to put together. I used a microwave popcorn pouch, one with less butter. You can use whatever you have on hand, or make it fresh. A 3.5 ounce bag makes about 4 cups.

Once your popcorn is popped and you’ve picked out all the unpopped kernels (because, um, OUCH), melt your vanilla candy (or white chocolate chips) with your peanut butter. Pour this goodness (don’t drink it, although it’s tempting) over your popcorn and stir it up. Add in some chopped Oreos and then let it set.

This makes a lot of snacks – and if you keep in in an airtight container, it’ll keep for several days…if it lasts that long!

Seriously, this is my most favorite version of popcorn yet. It totally satisfies your salty and sweet cravings. And, it’s totally normal to eat a huge bowl of it without even thinking. It’s almost expected, so don’t feel bad when you do! šŸ˜‰

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And the rest of the Oreos in the package? You’ll want to hang on to a few of them. I have something ah-MAY-zing coming next week…

Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn


  • 1 bag microwave popcorn (3.0-3.5 ounces)
  • 8 ounces Vanilla Candiquik or Almond Bark
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 16 Oreos, coarsely chopped


  1. Pop popcorn in microwave according to package directions. Remove popcorn from bag and place in a large bowl. Remove all unpopped kernels!
  2. Place Candiquik in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 1 minute. Stir, and add the peanut butter. Heat for about a minute more, stirring each 30 seconds. (Heating time will vary for different microwaves.) Once the peanut butter and the candy are melted together, pour over the popcorn. Stir carefully. Add chopped Oreos and stir once again.
  3. Turn popcorn out onto a large cookie sheet lined with a silpat or parchment paper. Let cool until hardened (or place in the refrigerator until set). Store in an airtight container.

Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn

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Sweets from friends:
White Chocolate Buttery Waffles Snack Mix by Averie Cooks
PB&J Popcorn by Something Swanky
Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn by My Own Blog Review

Timbuk2 generously gave me a bag to review. All opinions are 100% my own.

80 comments on “Oreo Peanut Butter Popcorn

  1. Oh! We love this!! looks delicious!!

  2. Last week when I made the popcorn mix with waffles in it, I used white choc (candiquik) and PB….and pretty much that sauce poured over anything would be amazing. Good call on the Oreos! Love all these flavors combined!

  3. I made a butterscotch and pretzel snack mix last week and I ate my weight in it , too!:)
    But this! Oh. My. Goodness. Oreos and peanut butter IN POPCORN! You really are a nice food blogger to share this with us. Even if it will be our undoing;)

  4. Wasn’t sure the PB + oreo combination could get any better, but I think you did it! This sounds so TASTY.

  5. I’m a fan of anything with oreos and PB, so this sounds like a fantastic combo for me! I love it! Yum!

  6. Peanut Butter Oreo popcorn!!! Oh my gosh!! WOW! I really need to get on this whole dessert popcorn band wagon ASAP.

  7. Peanut butter and other things yell at me too…you aren’t alone. Glad you shared the cravings with us! Peanut butter and Oreo is still one of my favorite popcorns that I have ever done too :-) Now I want chocolate covered peanut butter popcorn for lunch…

  8. Oh em gee. I need this in my life!

  9. this sounds so divine! I love melting peanut butter…it’s delcious over vanilla bean ice cream…or on a spoon of course.. And it’s fun! :)

  10. Oreo and peanut butter shakes are my favorite, so I just know I would love this popcorn!

  11. Ge-ni-usssssss. I have been so bad with my somewhat-nonexistent diet lately and have been stuffing my face mercilessly with anything sweet and salty. I need this popcorn!

  12. Best popcorn ever?? I think sooooo! OMG yum!

  13. … I need this popcorn in my life.

  14. MMMMMM oreo and peanut butter. I bet this is heavenly!

  15. Wow…how do you think these awesome ideas up? I used to always order a peanut butter chocolate shake with Oreos at TCBY back in the day. I absolutely love the flavor combination…you Dorothy…are a genius :)

  16. We are popcorn lovers! Love this with the Oreos!

  17. This sounds awesome! I’m normally not a big popcorn fan, but when you add Oreos and peanut butter, I don’t think I can resist!!

  18. What can I say? These two flavors in one popcorn – AMAZING! :)

  19. I could use a bowl of this popcorn to get me through the afternoon! Peanut butter popcorn is a favorite around here, the addition of Oreos sounds perfect!

  20. Hee. I happen to have a package of Oreos that somehow jumped into my shopping cart when I wasn’t looking. :-) This is the perfect way to use ’em up!

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  22. I should just skip meals and live on snacks!! they make me SO very happy

  23. Dear Dorothy, I just found your site through the giveaway you are hosting along with Roxana.
    So happy to be a new reader. This popcorn sounds like a delicious snack for a late night movie! …Sweet and salty is one of my favorite combos….great idea! Blessings to you, Catherine xo

  24. I just love it when Oreos go on sale! :) And it’s brilliant to combine peanut butter and Oreos in popcorn –delish!

  25. Yeah, thanks for sharing your craving with me!! I’ll be obsessing over this all day!!! I know what I’m making this afternoon! Unlike you, I won’t be sharing-this is mine!

  26. This looks delicious! I have made this without peanut butter before. I bet the addition of the peanut butter would take it to a whole new level!

  27. Oreo & PB popcorn?!? Oh my GAH!! šŸ˜€

  28. You just can’t trust those Oreo’s … I hate it when they call my name! I never thought of adding them to popcorn … thank you for the idea šŸ˜‰

  29. This looks SOOOOO good! My guilty snack is dipping oreos in the peanut butter jar… drives my roommates nuts :) This popcorn sounds incredible!

  30. Didn’t have the bark so I used white chocolate chips & some peanut butter chips. Mixed in some Keebler’s chocolate chip shortbread cookies as well. Fantastic !!

  31. Wow! This is like the PERFECT combination! I want this with a movie tonight!

  32. Ohhh my goodness. You have so many creative popcorn recipes – and this one looks particularly dangerous. I’m known to make a giant mixing bowl full of popcorn and eat the entire thing myself. Right now I’m daydreaming about a giant mixing bowl full of peanut butter Oreo popcorn! Yummm!!

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  42. I was just thinking of having a nice salad soon… I guess I’ll be serving delicious diabetes instead! :)

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