We have a new addition to our Sweet Popcorn series and Chocolate lovers … this one is for you! Sweet, salty and chocolatey popcorn is mixed with chocolate chips and drizzled with white and dark chocolate. It is super delicious and your family will beg you for a second batch.
How to make Chocolate Lovers Popcorn
You will need:
- 10 Cups of Popped Popcorn
- 3 tbsp. Butter (Sweet Cream, Salted)
- 3 cups Mini Marshmallows
- 1/2 Cup Hershey’s Unsweetened Cocoa
- Nestle Chocolate Chunks
- Nestle White Chocolate Chips
Start with approximately 10 cups of popcorn. Make sure you get out all of the un-popped kernels. You don’t want to bite down on one of those! We pop our popcorn on the stove (you can find our directions on How to Make Perfect Popcorn here) but you can use air-popped or microwave. Once you have the popcorn made, salt it liberally. It is so nice to taste the salty with the sweet marshmallow coating. Not quite like Kettle Corn but close.
To make the Chocolate Butter Mixture for the Chocolate Lovers Popcorn, melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a medium sauce pan. Once the butter is melted, add 3 cups of mini marshmallows. Stir until the marshmallows are melted.
When the mini marshmallows are nearly melted, add the 1/2 cup of Hershey’s Unsweetened Cocoa and continue to stir until the marshmallows are full melted. Turn off the heat as soon as the last marshmallow has melted.
Stir the mixture until the chocoalte is fully incorporated.
Slowly pour the chocolate marshmallow mixture over the salted popcorn. Gently fold the chocolate marshmallow mixture in with the popcorn until the popcorn is covered.
The amount of marshmallow mixture you want to add is really up to your own taste. The more you add, the more chocolately the popcorn will be so we suggest that you add it a bit at a time, stir the popcorn and give it a taste before you add more.
Now pour the popcorn onto a cookie sheet covered with foil or a silpat liner to cool.
Here is the candy that we added to our Chocolate Lovers Popcorn. We used a handful of Nestle Chocolate Chunks and a handful of Nestle White Chocolate Chips.
We also drizzled white and dark chocolate over the top of the popcorn. Place chocolate chunks and white chocolate chips in a plastic bag. Melt in a microwave 10 second at a time until the chocolate has melted.
Cut off a small tip off the bag and use this hole to drizzle chocolate over the popcorn.
Now it is time to add the candy. Don’t wait too long after you pour the popcorn onto the cookie sheet. You want the chocolate marshmallow mixture to still be warm and sticky. Sprinkle the candy onto the popcorn. Now drizzle your melted chocolate over the popcorn. Finally, allow the Chocolate Lovers Popcorn to cool. Break apart into pieces and serve.
Our family loves this popcorn so it has never lasted longer than a day at our house. This popcorn definitely tastes best right after it is made but will keep for a few days in an airtight container. The popcorn is a little chewier the next day because it absorbs some of the moisture from the peanut butter marshmallow mixture but it still tastes good.
If you like Chocolate we think you’ll like our Chocolate Lovers Popcorn. It is a fun and delicious family treat. And it is so easy to make. Your family will beg you to make it again and again!
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