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."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon shortening
- 6 cups caramel popcorn with peanuts
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 332 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 148mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (32g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Chocolate Caramel Corn in Quick Cooking November/December 2004