love at first bite: valentine’s day recipes

whether you’re celebrating valentine’s day or singles awarness day, there’s nothing like a good excuse to spread the love (without the handles). so we’re sharing some of our favorite sweet & savory popchips recipes, created by a few of our significant snackers. after all, sharing is caring… unless it’s your last chip!

kettle crunch cookies by the cravory

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ingredients:

  • 16 oz. unsalted butter
  • 24 oz. granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 28 oz. unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 oz. cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 oz. crumbled original potato popchips
  • 4 oz. crumbled katy’s kettle corn popchips
  • kosher salt to top

sugar glaze:

  • 5 oz granulated sugar
  • 2 oz water

directions:

  • preheat oven to 350 degrees. line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside to make sugar glaze: combine sugar and water in small saucepan on medium heat.  cook until sugar turns light amber color, about 6 minutes. keep warm. in stand mixer, cream butter and sugar with paddle attachment until light and fluffy- 5 minutes add eggs and vanilla extract until incorporated and fluffy- 1 minute in mixing bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and original pop chips and whisk together until thoroughly combined. add flour mixture to cream mixture in mixing bowl, mix until just combined, about 1 minute. take out completed dough and roll into even 2 oz dough balls.  chill dough balls. put crumbled katy’s kettle corn onto a sheet pan. roll dough balls first in warm sugar glaze then quickly onto crumbled kettle corn then into sheet pan.  repeat with all dough balls.  top each ball with kosher salt and place immediately into the oven for 8-10 minutes.

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salted caramel popchips treats by nutmegnanny

salted caramel popchips treats recipe

ingredients:

  • 1 (3.5 ounce) bag salted caramel or katy’s kettle corn popchips 
  • 1 (3 ounce) bag sweet potato popchips
  • 2 cups rice cereal
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) bag mini-marshmallows
  • dark chocolate, melted

directions:

  • while the popchips are in the bag crush them into crumbs. add to a measuring cup. you should have about 4 cups of crushed popchips. add in another 2 cups (or less) rice cereal until you have a total of 6 cups of crunchy filling. in a large non-stick skillet melt butter and add in mini-marshmallows. cook until the marshmallows melt and you have creamy mixture. pour in popchips/rice cereal mixture and stir to combine. let the mixture cool for about 2 minutes and then starts forming balls. scoop out 2 tablespoons of the mixture and roll into a ball. place onto a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. drizzle the tops with chocolate and let the chocolate cool before devouring.
peanut butter and potato chip truffles by wannabe chef
peanut butter chocolate truffle popchips

ingredients:

  • 6 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 cup crushed original popchips crumbs + more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8oz chocolate chips

directions:

  • mix together the peanut butter, butter, and confectioners sugar. once mixed, add in the popchips crumbs and fold in until evenly distributed. roll the dough into 12 balls and place them on a baking tray. freeze for 15 minutes. meanwhile, melt the chocolate chips. once ready, individually roll the peanut butter balls in the chocolate until they’re completely covered. put them back on the baking tray and top with a little popchips crumbs.

dark chocolate dipped popchips by i heart wellness

dark chocolate dipped popchips

ingredients:

  • 2 squares of bakers chocolate {i used 72% dark chocolate}
  • 2 cups plain potato chips

directions:

  • melt chocolate. use a brush and paint a thick layer of dark melted chocolate on each chip, front and back. allow to air dry and serve when the chocolate has hardened.

want more to love? print out the image below to make your own valentine’s day cards! just print, cut, and personalize!

printable valentine's cards

share the love! tell us how you #bringthefun to valentine’s day!

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