Written in food: Santa's Favorite Snack
Recipe found in: Christmas Gifts of Good Taste
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Santa's Favorite Snack
Popcorn and chocolate team up to provide the perfect sweet and salty flavor combo. A stenciled tin holds plenty of this chocolaty treat, sure to become a holiday favorite among children and adults alike.
(learn how to create your own stenciled tin on page 31 of Christmas Gifts of Good Taste)
Delicious Chocolate Popcorn
12 cups pupped popcorn
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup dark corn syrup
2 tablespoons butter
1 pkg. (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
Place popcorn on a lightly greased roasting pan: set aside.
Bring sugar, syrup, and butter to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. remove from heat; add chocolate chips and vanilla, stirring until melted.
Drizzle chocolate mixture over popcorn, stirring to coat.
Bake 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Transfer popcorn to a waxed paper-lined pan to cool., stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
Yield: about 12 cups popcorn
I know in my family, we love popcorn, what about yours? I'm thinking this might be the perfect snack for a family holiday movie night!
Is there a perfect occasion for this sweet treat?