Popcorn Chipwiches Make a Yummy Party Treat


Published:

Photo courtesy of The Popcorn Board

Summer is the perfect season for ice cream, although we love it all year, too. If you are looking for the perfect party treat, try these Popcorn Chipwiches. The sweet confectionery popcorn mixture combined with the ice cream, makes it a decadent dessert all ages will love.

Ingredients

2 1/2 quarts popped popcorn
1 1/2 cup light brown sugar
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup butter
1 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 6-ounce package chocolate pieces
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 pints brick-style vanilla ice cream.

Directions

  • Keep popcorn warm. In a three-quart saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, vinegar and salt.
  • Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Continue to cook until hard ball stage (250 degrees Fahrenheit on candy thermometer).
  • Pour syrup over popped popcorn; stir to coat.
  • Add chocolate pieces and nuts; stir just to mix.
  • Pour into two 13 x 9 x 2 inch pans, spreading and packing firmly.
  • Cool.
  • In each pan, cut 12 rectangles.
  • Cut each pint of ice cream into 6 slices.
  • Sandwich ice cream between two popcorn rectangles.

For more simple and tasty popcorn recipes, visit popcorn.org.
 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Content

The Top 5 College Application Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid making obvious mistakes that can negatively impact admissions chances.

How to Handle Whining and Talking Back

Age-by-age tips to help dial down distracting and disrespectful communications.

At Home in Hendersonville

Often overshadowed by Asheville, its showier neighbor to the north, this charming western North Carolina town is a family destination in its own right.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Newsletter Sign-Up

Stay connected to what's going on for kids and families in the Triad by signing up for our FREE e-newsletters!

Subscribe

Edit ModuleShow TagsEdit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.