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using a candy thermometer to make…
homemade suckers…?
You do!
Well, bless your beautiful hide.
You are truly amazing. 
I hope you won’t be too disappointed…but this recipe
I hope you’re not too crushed or anything. 
I know many of you have a real LOVE and ADMIRATION
thing going on with candy thermometers.
This fabulous Crunchy Candy Bar Caramel Corn recipe is…
And fast!
And so darn addicting, tasty, heavenly, fall-ish and candy bar using.  
In your near future, you may have a large supply of left over candy bars…
Just giving you fair warning, Halloween is soon. Very soon. 
I thought you might like to have a recipe handy to use some of those tasty chocolate bars up.
Make this yummy treat soon, my friends. 
 Want to see how easy it is?
Alright then…let’s do it!
Crunchy Candy Bar Caramel Corn
Time: 30 minutes + 15 minutes to set up
Yield: One large jelly roll pan full
Recipe adapted from Your Homebased Mom
16 C popped popcorn (1/2 C unpopped)
1 C brown sugar
1/4 C corn syrup
1/2 C butter
1/2 t baking soda
1 t vanilla
15 fun sized candy bars (I used twix, milky way and 1000 Grands)
1 C white chocolate chips
1/2 C semi sweet chocolate chips
1 t shortening
1. Pop yourself 16 cups of popcorn. 
2. Into a medium sized glass bowl, or large glass measuring cup, place the butter, brown sugar and corn syrup. Heat it in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir the ingredients together with a wooden spoon. Repeat this step four more times.
Heat and stir…
Heat and stir…
Heat and stir…
and a final “heat and stir”. It should be very bubbly and hot at this point. 
3. Add the baking soda
and a dash of salt. 
4. Pour the popcorn into a large brown paper grocery sack.
5. Pour the caramel right into the bag on top of the popcorn. Stir it around with a wooden spoon. 
6. Fold the bag over and place it in the microwave, heat for 1 minute. Take the bag out of the microwave and shake it….shake it…..shake it.
7. Return the bag to the microwave and heat it for an additional 30 second, then shake it again. 
8. Pour the caramel corn out onto a large jelly roll pan, lined with parchment paper. 
9. Chop up the candy bars and lay them out over the caramel corn. 
10. Heat the white chocolate chips in the microwave, for 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating interval. Don’t let the chocolate get too hot. Add 1/2 t shortening to the melted chocolate and stir to combine. 
11. Drizzle the white chocolate over the top of the caramel corn and candy bars. 
12. Melt the semi sweet chocolate just like you melted the white chocolate. Drizzle it over the caramel corn. 
13. Let the chocolate set up (you can pop it into the fridge for 10 minutes to hurry along the process). Break it up into chunks and serve. Store any leftovers in an air tight container.


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