Caramel Chocolate Corn

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Caramel corn with roasted peanuts and chocolate. This will take a while to make, but is well worth it!

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Prep Time:
7 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
32
Yield:
16 cups

Ingredients

  • 16 cups popped popcorn

  • 1 cup roasted peanuts

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

  • 1 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  1. Grease cookie sheets.

  2. Place popcorn and peanuts in a paper bag. Set aside.

  3. In a microwave safe bowl, combine sugar, butter, corn syrup, vanilla and salt. Microwave 4 minutes, until bubbly. Stir in baking soda. Pour over popcorn mixture and shake bag to coat.

  4. Roll down edges of bag and place bag in microwave. Heat for 2 minutes, shaking three times to mix. Spread mixture onto prepared sheets to cool.

  5. In a microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate and shortening. Microwave 90 seconds, stirring once, until melted. Drizzle over popcorn mixture. Let cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

147 Calories
9g Fat
15g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 184mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 50mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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