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Inexpensive DIY Valentine’s Day Popcorn Teacher Gift Idea
What popcorn recipes can I bag up for a gift?
My daughter and I loved the popcorn, my son and husband did not care for it. Here is a great post to find 20 yummy popcorn recipes to try for this teacher gift.
If you want to make large batches of popcorn at once we love our Whirley Popcorn Maker, an Old school popcorn maker we have been using for the past 10 years and hopefully 10 more..
Dark Chocolate Covered Popcorn Recipe
- 4 cups popped popcorn
- 1/2 cup peanuts, optional
- 1/4 cup granulated and 2 tablespoons brownsugar
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 tablespoons buttter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees F Oil a baking pan with sides.
- Place popcorn(making sure to take out all unpopped kernals) I didn't 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.
- Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes
- Remove from the oven, and allow to cool to room temperature. Break into small clumps, and store in an airtight container.
- 1 cup of unpopped popcorn kernels will yield about 2 quarts of popped corn.
Nutrition InformationYield 10 Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 77Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 0mgSodium 173mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 1gSugar 4gProtein 2g
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