Chocolaty Popcorn Recipe

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Chocolaty Popcorn Recipe
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Chocolaty Popcorn Recipe

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Pack this irresistible snack into wax or plastic bags and tie them shut with curling ribbons for a pretty presentation. You could also prepare a batch or two for a holiday bake sale. I guarantee it'll go quickly!
Featured In: Holiday Popcorn
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 12 cups butter-flavored microwave popcorn
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted

Directions

Place the popcorn in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan; set aside. Melt chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over popcorn.
Place vanilla chips and remaining shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
Drizzle over popcorn; toss gently to coat as much popcorn as possible. Sprinkle with pecans. Chill until firm before breaking into pieces. Yield: 16 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Chocolaty Popcorn in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2006, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 1025 calories, 71g fat (20g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 1338mg sodium, 94g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 15g fiber), 15g protein.

  • 12 cups butter-flavored microwave popcorn
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  1. Place the popcorn in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan; set aside. Melt chocolate chips and 1 teaspoon shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over popcorn.
  2. Place vanilla chips and remaining shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  3. Drizzle over popcorn; toss gently to coat as much popcorn as possible. Sprinkle with pecans. Chill until firm before breaking into pieces. Yield: 16 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Chocolaty Popcorn in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2006, p55

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spoiled07 User ID: 6547596 135328
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"The best popcorn I have ever eaten.

cannot eat just 1 handful"

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