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Chocolate-covered caramel corn. Disposable roasting pans work great for mixing. Store in airtight containers or resealable plastic bags.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
1 hr 21 mins
total:
1 hr 41 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place 1 bag popcorn in the microwave; cook on high until popping begins to slow down, about 2 1/2 minutes. Repeat with remaining bags. Open bags carefully; divide popcorn between 2 shallow baking dishes. Mix in peanuts.

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  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

  • Combine brown sugar, margarine, corn syrup, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring enough to blend. Simmer, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; mix in vanilla extract and baking soda until mixture is light and foamy.

  • Pour brown sugar mixture over the popcorn-peanut mixture; stir to coat.

  • Bake in the preheated oven, stirring every 25 minutes, until a cooled piece of popcorn is crunchy, about 1 hour.

  • Line a flat work surface with waxed paper. Pour popcorn onto the waxed paper. Break up any large clusters.

  • Melt chocolate almond bark in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 15-second intervals, stirring after each melting, 1 to 3 minutes. Pour into a resealable plastic bag; snip off 1 corner. Drizzle melted chocolate over popcorn. Let popcorn cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

544 calories; protein 8.2g; carbohydrates 54.6g; fat 37.3g; sodium 658.5mg. Full Nutrition
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