Spicy Nutella Popcorn for World Nutella Day February 5th 2012

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by: Healthy Jalapeno






When you really look at it, this sweet and savory snack is lighter and healthier than so many other options, but you get your chocolaty fix and enjoy every bite of it. Spicy Nutella Popcorn for World Nutella Day Recipe and photos by A Healthy Jalapeño




ingredients

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serves: 6

14 cups popped popcorn

1 cup roasted and salted hazelnuts, chopped

3/4 cup nutella

1 tbsp shortening

2 tsp ground ancho chile pepper

1/2 tsp instant espresso coffee powder

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Nutella Popcorn for World Nutella Day February 5th 2012

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories: 449

  • Total Fat: 28.8 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 12.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 17.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.6 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 7.3 g
  •     Sugars: 21.3 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g
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preparation

1.  Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Remove all unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. Place popcorn and raw hazelnuts into a 17x12x2-inch roasting pan. Keep warm in oven while preparing caramel.

2.  In a small saucepan combine Nutella, shortening, chipotle chile pepper, coffee powder, and cinnamon. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted and smooth.

3.  Drizzle chocolate mixture over popcorn mixture; toss gently to coat. Toss in Let stand at room temperature or in the refrigerator until set. Break mixture into clusters. Spoon into bowls and serve.

Cooks' note:
NOTE: To roast raw chopped hazelnuts, in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan combine 1 cup raw hazelnuts, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss gently to coat. Spread hazelnuts in a single layer. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through baking.

Place popcorn in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 1 week.

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