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Chocolate Toffee Popcorn

Salty and sweet Chocolate Toffee Popcorn is a simple and festive hostess gift that doubles as a holiday party snack.

I love this last week of the Christmas season – the bustle around the house, making sure gift lists are checked off, planning the family holiday meal – it’s all so exciting! This week, we have Christmas concerts and pageants to attend, school parties to help with and of course, the last minute gifts that always sneak up on me. Even with meticulous planning, it never fails that something creeps up and I need a quick, but fantastic gift.

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Please tell me this happens to you, too. Please? For instance, maybe you’ve been invited to a last minute holiday party and you need a sweet gift to bring for the hostess. Now, you have lots of options. You could go with infused vodka, a bouquet of chocolate dipped spoons or a jar of this sweet and salty Chocolate Toffee Popcorn. I love edible gifts for times like this – especially something laced with chocolate and toffee, like this Chocolate Toffee Popcorn. You can never go wrong with chocolate!

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This Chocolate Toffee Popcorn can be made in less than 20 minutes (most of which is inactive time) and it’s perfect for anyone on your list. I’m planning on bring a batch of this sweet and salty treat to my family’s Christmas get together as a little something for my mom for hosting us all. The great thing about this chocolate toffee popcorn is that it doubles as a hostess gift and a party snack. It’s a win win.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Chocolate Toffee Popcorn

Ingredients:

8 cups air popped popcorn (about 3 tablespoons, un-popped)
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, melted
1/2 cup toffee bits
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (to taste)

Directions:

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread popped popcorn in a single layer on baking sheet. Drizzle with melted chocolate and sprinkle with toffee bits and sea salt. Using a wooden spoon, toss ingredients to coat and distribute evenly. Chill popcorn until chocolate is set. Break up larger chunks. Store in an air tight container in a cool place.

Notes:

- Chocolate Toffee Popcorn stays fresh in the fridge for 3-5 days.

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jaime

Friday 5th of December 2014

can you explain what air popping is..i usually make popcorn on the stove top with oil, so im assuming that wont work?

Jamie

Friday 5th of December 2014

Jamie- An air popper is a small appliance that will pop the popcorn without oil. You could use the stove top method for this recipe. I hope this helps.

-Jamie

Charlie Cream Slice

Wednesday 1st of January 2014

Oh my goodness what a genius idea! :) I've made similar before in using toffee popcorn instead of rice crispies for an alternative chocolate crispy cake but popping those chocolate popcorns in a pretty jar as a present is quick and adorable. Thanks for sharing! :)

Jamie

Tuesday 7th of January 2014

You're so welcome! Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a great day!

-Jamie

Dottie

Sunday 22nd of December 2013

Do you have a homemade toffee recipe for the bits? No Heath bars here. (No toffee where I live, I'd have to make my own.) Already dreaming of this popcorn mix with an eye for fund raising at the inevitable school bake sales that come up throughout the year. And I do admit to being a "popcorn junkie". Thanks!

Jamie

Friday 10th of January 2014

Dottie, I don't have a toffee recipe, but you could email my pal Emily and see if she'll share hers. (See this post: http://jellytoastblog.com/2013/12/toffee-cookies.html/) - Jamie

Stephanie @ Velez Delights

Saturday 21st of December 2013

Happy Holidays / Merry Christmas! Oh my this post is perfect! I was invited to this last minute Christmas party tomorrow night and I didn't know what to take, so now I know! Thanks!

Amanda

Saturday 21st of December 2013

This is gorgeous! And what a delicious sounding recipeā€¦ the perfect snack for the holidays!

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