Make movie time a gourmet experience with this outrageously rich double chocolate delight.
1 cup (5-oz. pkg.) BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolate Crunchy Clusters
8 cups Popped popcorn
1-1/3 cups (8-oz. pkg.)HEATH BITS 'O BRICKLE Toffee Bits
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips
2 teaspoons shortening
Heat oven to 275°F. Break any large crunchy cluster pieces into smaller pieces, if desired. Set all pieces aside. Grease large roasting pan (OR two 13x9x2-inch baking pans). Place popcorn in prepared pan.
Combine toffee bits and corn syrup in heavy medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until toffee is melted (about 12 minutes). Pour over popcorn; stir until evenly coated.
Bake 30 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from oven; stir every 2 minutes until slightly cooled. Cool completely.
Spread popcorn on wax paper-lined cookie sheet or pan. Place milk chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. Drizzle melted chocolate over popcorn. Immediately sprinkle crunchy cluster pieces over popcorn, pressing clusters into chocolate. Allow drizzle to set up; break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place. About 8 cups popcorn.
NOTE: Purchased toffee coated popcorn can be used in place of preparing toffee coated popcorn.