Caramel Chocolate Corn


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

Original recipe makes 16 cups


16 cups popped popcorn
1 cup roasted peanuts
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup milk chocolate chips
1 teaspoon shortening

  • PREP

    7 mins

  • COOK

    8 mins


    30 mins


  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.


Calories: 147 kcal
Carbohydrates: 15.3 g
Cholesterol: 9 mg
Fat: 9.4 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Protein: 1.9 g
Sodium: 184 mg