Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn Brittle

One bite of this crunchy chocolatey peanut butter popcorn brittle and you’ll be itching to make more! Popcorn, caramel, M & Ms are the perfect combination!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn Brittle 

  • 1 bag microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup M&Ms
  • 1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter – Earth Balance
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup lightly salted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  1. Prepare popcorn according to package directions. Remove all unpopped kernels. Spread popped corn evenly in 15×10-inch nonstick shallow baking pan. Sprinkle evenly with M&M’s; set aside.
  2. Place sugar, butter, corn syrup and vanilla in medium heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly with wooden spoon. Add peanuts. Cook an additional 2 minutes or to the hard-crack stage, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add baking soda and mix well. Note: Hard-crack stage, 300 to 310°F on a candy thermometer, is when a small amount of boiling sugar syrup, dropped into very cold water, separates into hard brittle threads.
  3. Immediately pour caramel mixture evenly over popped corn and candy until coated. Do not stir. Let stand 30 minutes or until caramel has cooled and hardened.
  4. Break into pieces.
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  1. Pingback: day 79: cooking it up/ super sweet yummy popcorn/ girls movie night! « ipinterest

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