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Linda's Chocolate Popcorn

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“Love making recipes with add-ins to my popcorn, and this one is sure to please young and old alike! You can add nuts too if you like them. I especially like peanuts, cashews and pecans with this recipe. Cooking time does not include time taken to pop popcorn.”
1hr 20mins
12 1 cup servings

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cups popped popcorn
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 23 cup corn syrup (light or dark)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup nuts, your favorite (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  2. Place popped popcorn in a large roasting pan. Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, over medium heat, cook sugar, corn syrup and butter, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and vanilla. Stir until melted.
  5. Pour over popcorn, and mix together well.
  6. Put in oven and bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. If adding nuts, do so now, and mix into mixture with a large spoon.
  8. Spoon onto waxed paper to cool, stir to separate.
  9. Store in a large plastic container or put into baggies.

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