Dark Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Popcorn

Hellooooo gorgeous!

That right there is caramel popcorn and that stuff I’m drizzling on it…Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate.  Oh, but not just any dark chocolate.  It is their Intense Dark Twilight Delight 72% Cacao.  Dark.  Chocolate.  Heaven.

I am kinda a sucker for sweet and salty snacks.  Popcorn is my ultimate weakness as you can read here.  Cover it with something sweet and you’ve got a killer movie night snack.

The caramel popcorn and the dark chocolate make a great combination but to add a bit more sweetness to the mix I added a few marshmallows so that every once in a while you get a soft, sugary bite.  Since the dark chocolate is much less sweet then a semi-sweet or milk chocolate it doesn’t “make your teeth hurt” from all the sugar!

Disclaimer: I received Ghirardelli Chocolates as a member of the Foodbuzz Tastemakers Program.  I received no further compensation to review this product.  My opinions are all my own.


  1. That looks really good, and I love chocolate. I would probably eat the whole thing by myself.

  2. I am a popcorn addict myself! This looks amazing…I think I would make this with the chocolate! Love your photos!

  3. I follow you on Twitter!

  4. And now I like you on FB (can’t believe I didn’t before!)

  5. And I tweeted. Have a great weekend!

  6. Oooh! My wife and I have made a number of varieties of popcorn, but have never tried this one. This looks great.

  7. The popcorn looks yummy. I would add the dark chocolate along with a handful of raisins inmy brownies the next time I make them.

  8. Just “liked” you on Facebook. Looking forward to trying and sharing your delicious recipes.

  9. i will use it in a s’more bar recipe I make. I am excited to try it!

  10. With really good dark chocolate I love to make homemade hot chocolate (and splurge using 2% or whole milk instead of skim).

    I love homemade chocolate caramel corn!

  11. I follow you on twitter @momentsinalife

  12. I tweeted about the giveaway.

  13. Delish!!! caramel corn of any variety is my biggest weakness!

  14. i would love to make brownies!

  15. i follow you on twitter

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  17. Hubby and I are huge fans of dark chocolate. I’d probably make chocolate chunk cookies.

  18. I follow you on Twitter!

  19. OF COURSE I follow you on facebook and twitter … and I’m a total popcorn and chocolate addict too! I sometimes just have a big bowl of popcorn for dinner. And you used my favorite dark chocolate on your popcorn. What would I make with the chocolate? Honestly, I’d probably just eat it. Or I’d make some coffee/chocolate ice cream. Did you see that lovely toffee chip coffee ice cream that Karie Engels posted the other day? Oh man. I gotta make that.

  20. The sweet and salty crunch of this popcorn recipe is delightful in it’s sophisticated twist with the dark chocolate.
    I’d make chocolate ganache-filled croissants for a special breakfast.

  21. This popcorn looks crazy addictive. Good thing I can only gaze at it through my computer screen, right now 😉

  22. OH I love dark chocolate…combined with a savory salty flavor..HEAVEN! 😉

  23. This is FABULOUS! I love sweet/salty snacks! Your pictures are an absolute feast for the eyes! Thanks!

  24. I follow you on facebook!

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  26. I LOVE the idea of adding marshmallows! YUM! Such a fun idea for a give-a-way!

  27. yum, I make caramel popcorn all of the time and this addition sounds delicious! I also have a big choco cake that I need to make and am going to melt chocolate down to make swirls…this stuff sounds good!

  28. Stephanie Bundrock says:

    Ok I think I would make a hot lava cake and my husband would REALLY appreciate it since he is allergic to milk and semi sweet choc. (weird, I know…)and can really only handle dark chocolate. I might sneak some into his choc chip cookies too, and of course make your popcorn.=)

  29. This popcorn is incredible! Before I read through the recipe I would have said that I would use the chocolate for a chocolate sorbet, but now I think I would try this popcorn. Probably a little healthier. 🙂

  30. I’ve “liked” you and I’m following you!

  31. If I had that chocolate I’d probably just eat it hahaha
    Ok, or make something with peanut butter with it!

  32. I follow you on Facebook!

  33. This is such a creative snack idea! I love that its something different than the norm and that it’s probably a good source of fiber. I’m always on the look out for good tasting, fiber-rich foods to add to my day.You know more about the Caramel Popcorn visit at Caramel Popcorn | Gourmet Popcorn | Garrett Popcorn

  34. Aaaaw dang! That looks truly addictive!! Mmmmm.


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