Monday, February 27

By request.....

this is for you Ryann...& well a few others who have asked for the recipe.......

The oh-so-yummy, don't-even-ask-how-many-calories-are-in-them, totally-rockin POPCORN BALLS
14 Cups of plain popped popcorn (do not use buttered)
1pkg (14oz)caramels
1-2pkgs of semisweet chocolate chips
10-12 popsicle sticks
1.Place popped popcorn in a very large bowl
2.Melt unwrapped caramels & butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Cook & stir until melted & smooth (about 5 minutes).
3.Remove mixture from heat & pour over popcorn... Working quickly, mix with a large wooden spoon until popcorn is coated evenly. Let cool slightly.
4.When popcorn mixture is cool enough to handle, grease hands with butter or nonstick cooking spray. Shape popcorn mixture into baseball sized balls (or a bit larger); place 1 popsicle stick into each ball.
5.Melt chocolate chips by double boiler method or place in microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 mintue; stir. Continue to microwave on HIGH for 30 second intervals until chips are completely melted. Stir until smooth.
6. Dip each popcorn ball into melted chocolate & shake sprinkles on the chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.


em said...

Oooh...I was definitely eyeing these up!!!

CarrieB said...

Wow! Those look yummy! I can't figure out how to email you, so I'll post here: One of the main reasons I blog is to relate to other women. I learn so much from others and appreciate the communication. Comments like yours make me smile and make me feel understood and supported. Thank you so much for taking the time to read, relate and post on my blog. I'm feeling much less overwhelmed today and a lot of that is due to the ability to share my thoughts and relate to others. Thank you!

glo-girl said...

copied and pasted into word...I may have to make these as a suprise for J when he gets home on Sunday! :)