Chocolate Popcorn46 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 35 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 45 min
“Pop the popcorn, cover with chocolate glaze, then bake to make crisp chocolate coated popcorn!” - by sueb
Original recipe yields 2 quarts
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Oil a 10x15 inch baking pan with sides.
- Place popcorn and peanuts into a large, metal bowl, and set aside. Stir together the sugar, corn syrup, cocoa powder, and butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat until it comes to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Stir in the vanilla, then pour over the popcorn. Stir until the popcorn is well coated. Spread the popcorn into the prepared pan.
- Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, stirring several times.
- Remove from the oven, and allow to cool to room temperature. Break into small clumps, and store in an airtight container.
Amount Per Serving (16 total)
- 185 cal
- 12 g
- 18.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (46)Rate This Recipe
"I decided to give this recipe a try after loving the caramel popcorn one. I popped my own popcorn in a pot. After reading some reviews about the popcorn being too greasy, I cut the butter to 1/4 cup. ..." See moreI used 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and 1/4 cup of light brown sugar. Melted the butter first (that makes it easier to incorporate the cocoa powder) and then add the corn syrup, cocoa, and I added 1/2 teaspoon of salt. After letting it boil for 2 minutes, I took it off the heat, and stirred in the vanilla and added 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda. The mixture starts to foam after adding the baking soda; I immediately poured over popcorn and baked for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes. The popcorn was not greasy whatsoever. One tip: it tastes better the day after you make it."
"This is pretty good. I will definitly make it again. I just used 2 bags of microwave popcorn and that worked perfect. Next time id like to use brown sugar, maybe a tiny bit of salt and possibly baking..." See more soda. I have a great recipe for caramel popcorn and i think adding the cocoa powder might be nice. I used dark cocoa powder which made this look like tar lol. This will be fun for holloween. I suggest using a sheet pan line with parchment paper instead of 9x13 cake pan. This helps with the unwanted extra oil and also helps dry out popcorn and crisp up more evenly."
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