Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Day Seven: Chocolate Covered Popcorn Recipe

Day 7 of the PammiCakes 12 Days of Christmas Indulgences brings you chocolate covered popcorn.  This snack is so easy to make, yet festive and fun. 

This popcorn is just as fun to eat as it is to create by drizzling chocolate over the popcorn like a painting.  The quick preparation for this treat allows you to focus on other things on your To Do list for the holidays. 

Chocolate covered popcorn is great as an appetizer or as a party favor in cute Chinese food take out boxes.  Get creative with what you can do with this popcorn.  But I promise, you are going to love the crunchy, chocolaty, salty flavors in each bite!

Chocolate Covered Popcorn Recipe

1/4 cups popcorn kernels
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
5 ounces red melting chocolate
5 ounces green melting chocolate

Pop kernels with vegetable oil in a popcorn popper or on the stove top.  This should yield about 4-6 cups of popped popcorn.  Transfer hot popcorn evenly onto two cookie sheets lined with wax paper in a single layer.  Sprinkle lightly with salt.   

Melt the red and green melting chocolate in two separate bowls per package directions.   Using a spoon for each color, drizzle the chocolate over the popcorn.  Once the chocolate is set break the popcorn into pieces. 


1)       If you don’t want to pop your own popcorn, use plain popped lightly salted popcorn.
2)       Use any colored chocolate for any holiday you are celebrating.

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