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Chocolate Drizzled Pecan Carmel Corn

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Pecans and chocolate make this carmelcorn extra special.
Recipe / Photo Adapted from Land o Lakes

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
18 Cups
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

20 c
popped popcorn
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
butter
1/2 c
light corn syrup
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 c
pecan halves
6 oz
chocolate flavored candy coating

How to Make Chocolate Drizzled Pecan Carmel Corn

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 200 F.
    In roasting pan place popcorn; set aside
    In a 3 quart saucepan combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, and salt.
  • 2Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to full boil (12 to 14 minutes).
    Continue cooking, stirring occasionally until candy thermoneter reaches 238 F. or small amoutn of mixture dropped into ice water forms a soft ball (4 to 6 minutes)
  • 3Remove from heat; stir in baking soda.
    Pour over popcorn; sprinkle pecans over carmel mixture.
    Stir until all popcorn is coated.
  • 4Bake 20 minutes; stir.
    Continue baking 25 minutes.
    Remove from oven; immediately place carmel corn on waxed paper.
  • 5In a 1 quart saucepan melt candy coating over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth (3 to 5 minutes).
    Drizzle chocolate over carmel corn, cool completely; break into pieces.
  • 6Store in tightly covered container.

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About Chocolate Drizzled Pecan Carmel Corn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American