Recipe By sueb
Published Jun 19th
Prep 10m Cook 35m Additional 1h Ready In 1h 45m
Servings 2 quarts Calories 185.5

Pop the popcorn, cover with chocolate glaze, then bake to make crisp chocolate coated popcorn!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Oil a 10x15 inch baking pan with sides.
  2. 2 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.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, stirring several times.
  4. 4 Remove from the oven, and allow to cool to room temperature. Break into small clumps, and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 185.5
  • Carbohydrate 18.9 g
  • Cholesterol 15.3 mg
  • Fat 12 g
  • Fiber 1.7 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.7 g
  • Sodium 164.1 mg
  • Sugar 9.9 g

Chef's Notes

1 cup of unpopped popcorn kernels will yield about 2 quarts of popped corn.


  1. I popped 1/2 cup of popcorn in my microwave corn popper. The chocolate mixture should be stirred while it is cooking for two minutes or it may scorch. If you want a more chocolate coating, the ingredients are easily doubled. I sprayed the baking pan with oil. The popcorn will not be crisp until it - Read more ...
  2. 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. I used 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and 1/4 cup of light brown sugar. Melted the - Read more ...
  3. here's a huge tip: do not use microwave popcorn or it will be too oily and rich. air pop the correct amount follow the directions although you must stir it around while it's cooling or it will all stick together and you will have a wonderful treat!
  4. Crisp chocolately and even visually appealing. Excellent! Perfect for Christmas gifts.
  5. Very Tasty but sweet next time I might try adding a little less sugar. I used olive oil in place of the butter and it was still yummy. For a little variety I may use peanut butter or brown sugar next time. All in all this was delicious
  6. 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 soda. I have a great recipe for caramel popcorn and i think adding the cocoa powder - Read more ...
  7. The flavor of the popcorn is very good but it is very greasy and too rich to eat very much of.
  8. This is a great recipe.So easy.My guy's loved it!Thanks for sharing it.
  9. What a wonderful flavor combination!!! I did leave out the peanuts this time but next time I think I will toss it with marshmallow and peanuts when it comes out of the oven for a rocky road twist. This will replace my regular popcorn and nestle crunch bar ritual!

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