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21 Must-Try Movie Night Snack Recipes

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The best movie night starts with planning the snacks. Why settle for the same old munchies when you can whip up these deliciously easy snacks? Take your popcorn up a notch, make a snack board or create a sweet and salty snack mix. We’ve got 21 recipes to make movie night better than ever. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Smore’s Snack Mix

Bowl of smores snack mix.

Photo Credit: Trop Rockin

This no-bake snack combines the classic flavors of s’mores in a crunchy and sweet cereal mix. Golden Grahams cereal, mini marshmallows, milk chocolate chips and more create the traditional flavors everyone loves.

All though this snack is created from all pre-made ingredients, it’s sweet cinnamon flavors with milk chocolate makes it a deluxe treat for movie nights or anytime you crave a taste of summer.

Get the Recipe: S’mores Snack Mix

Charcuterie Cups

Plastic cup filled with cheeses, meats, grapes and almonds.

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These single-serving cups take the idea of a charcuterie board and turn it into individual portions, perfect for snacking. They’re easy to assemble with a variety of meats, cheeses, fruits, and other snacks.

Perfect for movie nights to game days where each person gets their own handy snack. Plus, clean up is a breeze!

Get the Recipe: Charcuterie Cups

Candied Pecans

Bowl of candied pecans.

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Candied pecans are a simple and delicious snack that’s perfect for sharing. This sweet and crunchy treat is made with pecans coated in a mixture of sugar, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Not a fan of pecans? Simply substitute with your favorite nuts.

All you need are just a few ingredients,  minimal prep work and your handy air fryer to create perfectly candied pecans in a fraction of the time compared to baking in them in the oven.

Get the Recipe: Candied Pecans

Chocolate Popcorn

Bowl of chocolate popcorn.

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Are there any better flavor combinations than sweet and salty? This chocolate popcorn is the perfect movie night snack to share with your family.

Serve it as is or use it as the base for your own creation by adding extras like M&Ms or chopped caramel candy. The best part is it’s ready in 5 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Popcorn

Dill Pickle and Ham Pin Wheels

Platter with dill pickle pinwheels.

Photo Credit: Sue Bee Homemaker

Dill Pickle Pinwheels are a fun and easy snack that’s big on taste. The combination of creamy cheese, savory ham, and tangy pickles is delicious especially when wrapped up in a tortilla.

These pinwheels can be made ahead of time and chill in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve up a snack.

Get the Recipe: Dill Pickle and Ham Pin Wheels

S’mores Snack Board

Platter with a variety smores snacks.

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This dessert board features an assortment of chocolate bars, graham crackers, marshmallows, and fresh fruit, allowing everyone to create their own s’mores combination. You can get all the great flavors of s’mores in your living room – no campfire required.

With endless possibilities for customization, you can tailor the board to your preferences and include other fun ingredients.Get the Recipe: S’mores Snack Board

Italian Seasoned Savory Chex Mix

Bowl of Italian seasoned chex mix and pretzels.

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This savory Chex mix is quick and easy, yet an upgraded twist on this classic snack. It’s made with a combination of cereals, pretzels, nuts, and crackers, all tossed in a flavorful seasoning blend.

It’s easy to make ahead of time and can be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for several days.

Get the Recipe: Italian Seasoned Savory Chex Mix

Pretzel Toffee

Cutting board with pretzel toffee stacked.

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Pretzel Toffee is a sweet and salty snack that combines the crunch of pretzels with the richness of toffee and chocolate. This recipe only requires a few ingredients like butter, brown sugar, pretzels, and chocolate chips.

The sweet and salty contrast makes it addictive, so consider making an extra batch.

Get the Recipe: Pretzel Toffee

Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket

Hand dipping a puff pastry pig in the blanket into a bowl of ranch dressing,

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These Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket are a fun and easy snack or party appetizer. Made with puff pastry, mini sausages, and cheese, they come together in just 30 minutes.

Puff pastry is great for this recipe because, unlike crescent rolls, it has a lighter and flakier texture. Add your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy a hot snack.

Get the Recipe: Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket

Sweet and Spicy Candied Cashews

Bowl of sweet and spicy cashews.

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Sweet and Spicy Candied Cashews also combine sweet and savory flavors, but with a touch of heat. These cashews are coated in a spiced sugar mixture that’s easy to mix up. Then pop them in the oven and let them roast on low heat for just under an hour.

The amount of cayenne can be adjusted to your preference (or left out), allowing you to choose how much kick you want.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Candied Cashews

Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls

Round popcorn ball with candy pieces.

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Combine classic movie snacks all into one fun treat! Made with popcorn, marshmallows, M&Ms, and more, these snacks are perfect for movie nights.

You can make them any size you’d like. Make them larger for nibbling on or small ones for bite-sized snacking.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Salty Popcorn Balls

Garlic Ranch Pretzels

Bowl of garlic ranch pretzels.

Photo Credit: Pumpkin ‘n Spice

Garlic Ranch Pretzels are a simple yet delicious snack. The subtle herb and buttermilk flavor is perfectly complemented by the garlicky kick.

Because they require minimal prep work and bake time, they’re a perfect option for movie nights, game days, or whenever you need a quick recipe.

Get the Recipe: Garlic Ranch Pretzels

Brownie Brittle

Brownie brittle squares stacked up.

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Brownie Brittle is a delightful twist on classic brownies. Made with a simple batter, you get the rich chocolate flavor of a brownie in a thin and crispy treat.

This lower-calorie option is perfect for those who crave a sweet treat without the guilt of indulging in a whole brownie.

Get the Recipe: Brownie Brittle

Mini Churro Bites

Small bowl with mini churro bites stacked inside.

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Made bite-sized and baked instead of fried, they are a delicious and slightly healthier than the classic recipe.

These bite-sized treats are perfect for sharing with friends and family, plus, they can be made ahead of time and stored at room temperature for easy serving.

Get the Recipe: Mini Churro Bites

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Muddy Buddies

Bowl of muddy buddies with peanut butter and chocolate chips.

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Muddy Buddies, also known as Puppy Chow, are fun and nostalgic treats that combine the creamy taste of peanut butter with rich milk chocolate.

Made with bite-sized cereal squares coated in a melted peanut butter and chocolate mixture, coated in powder sugar and then to top it off – even more peanut butter and chocolate goodness.

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Muddy Buddies

Sweet and Spicy Butter Board

Cutting board with a sweet and spicy butter spread.

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A Butter Board is a trendy take on the classic charcuterie board, but features softened butter as the star of the show. Spread butter on a wooden board and add various toppings for a customizable spread.

These toppings can include savory options like herbs, nuts, and olives, or sweet options like honey, fruit, and granola. Serve with bread or crackers for easy scooping and spreading.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Butter Board

Bacon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Cooling rack with bacon cream cheese crescent rolls.

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Bacon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are a fuss-free and delicious snack food. Made with just three ingredients,  they’re incredibly easy to make. The combination of savory, smoky bacon and creamy cheese filling wrapped in a buttery, flaky crescent roll is a guaranteed hit on family movie nights.

Get the Recipe: Bacon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Cookies and Cream Popcorn

Bowl of cookies and cream popcorn.

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Get creative and enjoy this twist on a classic movie snack. Made with popcorn kernels popped on the stove or in a microwave, then coated in melted white chocolate for a creamy base. The best flavors come from the crushed Oreo cookies.

This easy-to-make treat is ready in under 10 minutes, making it perfect for an easy upgraded snack when it’s show time.

Get the Recipe: Cookies and Cream Popcorn

Chocolate Covered Pecans

Chocolate coated pecans with flaky sea salt on parchment paper.

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Chocolate Covered Pecans are a decadent and easy-to-make snack that combines the satisfying crunch of pecans with the rich flavor of chocolate. Made with just a few ingredients, this treat involves coating toasted pecans in melted chocolate, creating a delightful textural and flavor contrast. A sprinkle of flaky sea salt adds a touch of sophistication and enhances the overall taste.

These sweet and nutty treats are perfect for sharing with friends and family, or for indulging in a luxurious snack anytime.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Covered Pecans

Cracker Pizza Sandwiches

Round cracker pizza sandwiches stacked.

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Cracker Pizza Sandwiches are a fun and easy snack that captures the flavors of pizza in a bite-sized format. Made with Ritz crackers, pepperoni slices, and mozzarella cheese, they’re a snap to prepare at home. The crackers are first tossed in a mixture of butter and Italian seasoning for added flavor. Then, each cracker is layered with toppings, creating a mini pizza experience.

These bite-sized treats are perfect for movie nights, or anytime you need a quick and satisfying savory bite.

Get the Recipe: Cracker Pizza Sandwiches

Homemade Pretzel Bites

Sheet pan with pretzel bites and two bowls of dipping sauces.

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Homemade Pretzel Bites are yummy alternative to store-bought snacks. Made with a simple dough that includes the distinctive flavor and pretzel texture, then baked until golden brown, they’re surprisingly easy to prepare at home.

These bite-sized treats are perfect for satisfying cravings or serving as a snack with your favorite dipping sauce like mustard , ranch or cheese dip. They’re always a crowd-pleaser at parties, game nights, or movie nights.

Get the Recipe: Homemade Pretzel Bites

17 Air Fryer Dinners So Good, You Won’t Believe They’re This Easy

Air Fryer Sweet and Sour Chicken on a white plate.

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Finding time to cook healthy, flavorful meals can feel like a challenge. But fear not – the air fryer is here to save the day! This handpicked selection of mouthwatering air fryer dinner recipes are sure to bring joy to your kitchen and your taste buds.

Get the Recipes: 17 Air Fryer Dinners So Good, You Won’t Believe They’re This Easy

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