Caramel Chocolate Corn

Caramel Chocolate Corn

"Caramel corn with roasted peanuts and chocolate. This will take a while to make, but is well worth it!"
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30 m servings 147 cals
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Original recipe yields 32 servings


  • Calories:
  • 147 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.4 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.3g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


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  1. 56 Ratings

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This caramel sauce was DELICIOUS!! Instead of placing in paper bag to mix I used a bowl (but this sets up quickly so had to mix fast)! Did not place in microwave, but oven at 300 for 8 minutes o...

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I didnt love this recipe. Microwave recipes are difficult and leave a lot of guessing because they arent all created equal. I have a 1000 watt microwave and reduced each cooking time by more tha...

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This caramel sauce was DELICIOUS!! Instead of placing in paper bag to mix I used a bowl (but this sets up quickly so had to mix fast)! Did not place in microwave, but oven at 300 for 8 minutes o...

Easiest caramel corn recipe I've found yet. I don't trust my microwave so I cooked the caramel recipe in a sauce pan on the stove but followed the rest of the recipe as written and it came out p...

This was a delicous recipe but I would alter it next time and use dark semi-sweet chocolate instead. The milk chocalate made this too sweet for me and I am a big fan of milk chocolate. I also ...

Excellent! I made it once the way the recipe read (except in a bowl instead of a bag since I didn't have a bag big enough). It was good but the popcorn was mushy. This time I made the caramel ...

Be sure to get rid of the unpopped corn kernals before you begin, you can really hurt yourself taking a hard bite on one. Other than that, this a wonderful fix for chocolate and salt lovers like...

Very, very, very good! I just finished making a batch of this and it is fantastic. My husband will not get home from work for another hour so he may not get any :) It is much easier to make than...

I liked this popcorn recipe. I used the recipe for a bake sale at our company. It was all sold very quickly.

Very quick, easy to make and yummy! I substituted pecans for the peanuts. I did have a little trouble with the chocolate. I think I overheated it. Still tasted wonderful!

Ok, so there is no reason that something this sinful should be this easy to throw together on a whim! We wanted a sweet treat instead of the plain old popcorn for a Saturday night movie and ran ...

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