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Chocolate Caramel Corn

 Chocolate Caramel Corn
You may want to make a double batch of this irresistible snack...it gets gobbled up fast! "We purchased something similar from a local Boy Scout," recalls James Claassen of Brewster, Kansas. "We liked it so much we created our own version by coating caramel corn with rich milk chocolate."
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 6 cups caramel popcorn with peanuts

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Place
  • popcorn in a large bowl; drizzle with melted chocolate and stir
  • gently. Spread on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate
  • until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield:
  • 6 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 332 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.