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Chocolate Caramel Popcorn

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn is the perfect snack for movies and makes a wonderful treat for school lunches!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate caramel popcorn
Servings: 16
Calories: 600kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 10 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped mixed nuts optional
  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate squares
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo® Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 225ºF. Spray a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Combine popcorn and nuts in baking pan and place in oven to keep warm.
  • Heat chocolate, brown sugar, corn syrup and butter in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until boiling, stirring occasionally
  • Boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and immediately stir in baking soda.
  • Pour chocolate-caramel mixture carefully over popcorn and nuts.
  • Use cooking spray-coated tongs or a spatula to toss the popcorn and chocolate-caramel mixture.
  • Bake popcorn for 60 minutes stirring popcorn about halfway through.
  • Let popcorn cool completely on wire rack.
  • Break popcorn into bite-sized pieces and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 600kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 380mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 4.1mg