White Chocolate Frito Popcorn

I like love Frito’s. In fact, I’m pretty sure they have crack in them. Especially the Frito’s Scoops. They simply have a perfect amount salt and corn and crunch. They’re perfect. If you’ve been reading for a while, you may have picked up on my love of Frito’s.

White Chocolate Frito Popcorn

I made Frito Candy over four years ago! I think that was the first time I had Frito’s and chocolate. Then I was inspired about a year and a half later to take a stab at putting Frito’s into a cupcake. They were delicious but not very pretty. Then last year, I perfected the Frito Cupcake. Seriously, those guys are dangerously delicious.

White Chocolate Frito Popcorn

So yea, I love Frito’s. So when I saw this recipe I knew I’d be making it soon. It makes the perfect snack because it’s sweet and salty in a perfect ratio. The white chocolate binds all the delicious pieces together and the M&Ms give a great pop of color and chocolate! I (obviously) used Scoops for this recipe. This recipe can be cut in half or doubled easily. I used homemade microwave popcorn.

White Chocolate Frito Popcorn

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White Chocolate Frito Popcorn

Yield: Serves 6-8

Ingredients:

8 cups of popped popcorn
1 lb (16 ounces) white chocolate or almond bark
2 cups Frito's, crushed
1 1/2 cup M&M’s

Directions:

Pop corn according to package directions.

Put popped corn and crushed Fritos into a large bowl. Make sure to get all of the unpopped kernels out.

Melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments, stirring in between, until melted.

Pour melted chocolate over popcorn mixture and mix with your hands to coat completely. Pour onto a wax paper or parchment paper lined cookie sheet and sprinkle with M&Ms. Mix a little more to incorporate M&Ms.

Allow to cool and serve.

Recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything, originally from Your Homebased Mom

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9 Responses to “Black & White Blondies”

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    Eva @ Eva Bakes — February 27, 2013 at 8:43 am

    I love white chocolate! It tastes especially good in cheesecake (and blondies, too). Can’t wait to try this recipe.

    • beantownbaker — March 3rd, 2013 @ 11:11 am

      I haven’t made a white chocolate cheesecake yet, but I bet the subtleness would be great in cheesecake.

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    Ashley Bee (Quarter Life Crisis Cuisine) — February 27, 2013 at 10:51 am

    I never realized blondies had white chocolate! These look so good! I looove white chocolate but love it even more with a burst of semi-sweet too.

    • beantownbaker — March 3rd, 2013 @ 11:12 am

      Not all blondies are created equal. Some have white chocolate and some don’t. I think from now on, I’m going to use this recipe for my base recipe for blondies.

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    Ashley — February 27, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    Oooooh these look great! I’m in the same boat with white chocolate. I loooove dark, and always get a little turned off by the “fakeness” of white chocolate, but lately, it’s been a welcome addition.

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    Shannon — February 27, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    these look absolutely fabulous!!

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    chelsea @ serves two — February 27, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    oh yum. i’m a HUGE white chocolate fan. these sound fabulous!

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    carolg — March 26, 2013 at 5:50 pm

    ok, so i’m wondering if my appeal to a middle of the road crowd could be semisweet chocolate? what do you think?

    • beantownbaker — April 1st, 2013 @ 8:44 am

      I think semi-sweet would work just fine.

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