July 2021 Newsletter—Popcorn Snack Mix

Popcorn Snack Mix


  • Popcorn kernels
  • Cooking oil (olive, vegetable, or canola)
  • Salt
  • Pretzels
  • M&Ms or chocolate chips
  • Cheerios or Choice of Cereal
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Nuts of choice (dependent on nut allergies)


  • Campfire
  • Lighter
  • Tongs
  • Heat Resistant Gloves
  • Dutch Oven
  • Slotted Spoon
  • Plastic Bags
  • Napkins


  • Add half the olive oil into the bottom of a Dutch oven and place over part of the fire.
  • Add 3 to 4 kernels and cover until they can be heard popping.
  • Pour in the rest of the popcorn kernels, cover, and let them heat up until they pop, shaking about every 30 seconds.
  • Remove popcorn from the fire using the slotted spoon and divide popcorn into plastic bags. Add desired salt.
  • Add toppings to the bag and shake them up to mix ingredients.
  • Enjoy!