Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn Clusters

Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn Clusters
  • 16 cups
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:05 Cooking
  • 0:15 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 300 g

    CHIPITS®™ REESE®™ peanut butter chips

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    vegetable shortening

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)

    salt

  • 12 cups
    (3 L)

    plain popped popcorn

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    salted roasted peanuts

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    CHIPITS®™ SKOR®™ toffee bits

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    CHIPITS®™ milk chocolate chips

Preparation

Line two large, rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.

Place peanut butter chips and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl.

Microwave on MEDIUM (50%) for 90 seconds; stir.

If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth. Stir in salt.

Place popcorn, peanuts and toffee bits in a large bowl, drizzle with melted peanut butter chips; gently stir to coat.

Spread the popcorn out in a thin layer onto the prepared baking sheets.

Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM (50%) power for 30 seconds; add an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring until chips are melted and smooth.

Drizzle melted chocolate evenly over the popcorn.

Let stand for at least 4 hours or until completely dry.

Break into large chunks.

Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 3 days.

Source: Hershey Canada