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Chocolate-Covered Popcorn

Satisfy your craving for something salty and sweet with this recipe for chocolate-covered popcorn. Freshly popped and salted (or not) popcorn kernels are drizzled with bittersweet chocolate, and then left to harden into a chocolaty treat. Makes 2 quarts (8 cups) chocolate-covered popcorn.

Serves 8
Ready in 35 mins
Prep time 20 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
145 calories per serving


> 1 tbsp canola oil
> 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
> 1/4 tsp salt
> 3 tbsp margarine
> 4 oz Elite bittersweet chocolate 


Heat canola oil in a pot at medium-high heat. Add unpopped kernels and cover.
While shaking pot often, pop kernels until you hear just the last few pop. Remove from heat and uncover. Add salt and toss; pour into large glass bowl and set aside.
Preheat oven to 250°F. In a double boiler, melt margarine and bittersweet chocolate on low heat and whisk continuously to blend.
Drizzle melted chocolate over popcorn and blend to coat. Spread chocolate-coated popcorn in a greased 9x13 inch baking dish and place in oven for 15 min., stirring at 10 min.
Cool on parchment paper.

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