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We think of the salty movie snack when we think of popcorn, but drizzle and toss with sweetness and it becomes a candy snack instead! Popcorn balls are popular for Halloween, and you can customize homemade Crackerjack with chocolate, peppermint, pecans, toffee and more! Yum!

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By theresaoneil

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (20 Votes)
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Servings 4
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 15

  • 1 bag plain microwave popcorn
  • 3 cubes vanilla coating, or white chocolate
  • 1 cup candy corn
  • Halloween sprinkles

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  • 10 cups popped popcorn
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  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
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  • CARAMEL SAUCE:
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  • 1/2 cup mini pretzels
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate M&Ms
  • 3/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
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  • 12 cups popped popcorn
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  • Nonstick cooking spray, for spraying the baking sheet
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  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels, freshly popped
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
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  • 1/4 cup honey
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  • 2 bags microwave popcorn, popped (18-20 cups)
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  • 1 cup corn kernels, popped on the stovetop
  • 1 cup lite corn syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
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  • 25 caramel candies, unwrapped
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  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
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  • 15 cups popped corn (1/2 cup kernels, unpopped)
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
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  • 3/4 cup sugar
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  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
  • Kosher salt
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