Sweet & Smoky Caramel Corn
 
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A sweet and smoky snack that is perfect for family movie night.
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: American
Serves: 18 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 bags Pop Secret Homestyle microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 4 oz dark chocolate
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 4 ounces salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon chipotle powder
Instructions
  1. Pop two bags of popcorn and place in large container (that is large enough to be able to stir hot caramel in without running over). Add cashews.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter. Add sugar, maple syrup and corn syrup and stir frequently over medium heat until mixture reaches 300 degrees.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Then pour mixture over popcorn and mix with spatula until well coated.
  4. Transfer to a sheet pan and spread evenly.
  5. Sprinkle chipotle powder over half of popcorn.
  6. Melt chocolate in a double boiler and drizzle over the other half of the popcorn.
  7. Allow popcorn to sit at room temperature until chocolate sets (about 15 minutes)
  8. Break up popcorn into smaller pieces and store in an air tight container.
  9. Enjoy.
Recipe by superman cooks at https://supermancooks.com/sweet-smoky-caramel-corn/