Chocolate Popcorn

Ronda Hays


Yet another way to enjoy chocolate!


★★★★★ 1 vote

24 cups
15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 c
    milk chocolate morsels
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 pkg
    3.5-ounces natural-flavored microwave popcorn, popped
  • 2 c
    salted cashews
  • 1/4 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1 pinch
    ground red pepper

How to Make Chocolate Popcorn


  1. Combine chocolate morsels, brown sugar, butter, light corn syrup, coffee powder, ground red pepper, and salt in a heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and baking soda.
  2. Distribute popcorn and nuts evenly onto 2 lightly greased sheet pans. Pour chocolate mixture evenly over popcorn and nuts, stirring well with a lightly greased spatula.
  3. Bake at 250F degrees for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread onto wax paper to cool, breaking apart large clumps as mixture cools. Store in airtight containers.

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About Chocolate Popcorn

Course/Dish: Popcorn
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #popcorn #chocolate

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