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Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls

Chocolate and caramel popcorn balls are a perfect treat for any holiday or anytime.

We are braces- free family! I haven’t made any caramel, popcorn treats because someone in our family couldn’t eat them, they would be a braces nightmare! But those days are behind us and chewy sticky treats are here! If you like chocolate recipes, you may like my Easy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

These Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls are an easy treat to make and they got rave reviews from my testers! I sent them to school and work and everyone loved them!

Pop some popcorn and add melted caramel!

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

Stir caramel and popcorn with a spoon until all of the popcorn is coated with caramel. That caramel is hot! Don’t touch it with your fingers and taste it as I did, third-degree tongue burn!

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

After a couple of minutes, make some popcorn balls. Coat hands with Pam Cooking spray or butter and grab some caramel popcorn, shape with hands to make a ball. This recipe makes ten popcorn balls.

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

Place a candy stick in each popcorn ball. makes it easier to dip in chocolate.

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe dish, roll popcorn balls in chocolate.

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

Decorate with festive sprinkles! I chose to decorate with black and orange, but you can switch up the colors for any holiday!

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

I used Chocolate Cookie Icing to make the decorative loops. We had a great time decorating these delicious popcorn balls and couldn’t wait to eat them!

Chocolate Caramel Popcorn Balls

 

How to store Chocolate Carmel Popcorn Balls:

After the caramel and chocolate harden, wrap with plastic or saran wrap.

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Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls
Yield: 10 Popcorn Balls

Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

These Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls are an easy treat to make and they got rave reviews from my testers! I sent them to school and work and everyone loved them!

Ingredients

  • 14 cups popped plain popcorn, 1 cup un-popped popcorn
  • 1 (14 oz.) package Caramel Candies, unwrapped
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 10 lollipop sticks
  • 1 (12 oz.) package semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • Orange and Black sprinkles for decorations
  • Black Cookie Icing

Instructions

  1. Pop the popcorn.
  2. Place the popped popcorn in a large bowl. Take out kernels. Set aside.
  3. Put the unwrapped caramels and butter in a medium-sized saucepan; cook over medium-low heat and stir until melted and smooth.
  4. Remove from heat and pour over popcorn.
  5. Mix until all the popcorn is well coated. Let stand for a couple of minutes to cool.
  6. Place chocolate chips in a microwave bowl, heat for 30 second intervals, stir, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  7. Grease your hands with Pam Cooking Spray shape the popcorn into the size of a ball.
  8. Stick a lollipop stick in each popcorn ball and dip each popcorn ball into melted chocolate, then roll in sprinkles.
  9. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.

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Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1 Popcorn Ball

Amount Per Serving Calories 252Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 15mgSodium 201mgCarbohydrates 31gFiber 2gSugar 17gProtein 2g

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Raymond K Moore

Wednesday 25th of March 2020

Two of my favorites chocolate and popcorn! Perfect!

Nettie

Thursday 26th of March 2020

They are a great combo!

Nettie

A Kitchen Hoor

Wednesday 29th of October 2014

So, let me get this straight. You took caramel popcorn and coated it in chocolate?? Holy wow!! To.die.for! Thanks for linking up with #FoodieFridays! Christie https://akitchenhoor.blogspot.com/

nettiemoore11

Wednesday 29th of October 2014

Thank you Christie! That's the way we like it over here! LOL! Nettie

Michelle Day

Tuesday 28th of October 2014

Nettie, These look amazing and I can't wait to make some for my Son and Hubby! Thanks so much for sharing :) xoxo, Michelle

swathi

Monday 27th of October 2014

Delicious this chocolate covered caramel popcorn looks delicious thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. pinning.

nettiemoore11

Monday 27th of October 2014

Thank you Swathi! Nettie

KC the Kitchen Chopper

Monday 27th of October 2014

Seriously who would not love these popcorn balls. They are Chocolate and Caramel!! Thanks Nettie for bringing these by #theWeekendSocial. YUM! Hope to see you again Thursday 9:00 PM EST. Pinned. https://www.theKitchenChopper.com

nettiemoore11

Monday 27th of October 2014

Thank you KC, they are crazy yummy! Nettie

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