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Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Crunch

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  • 40 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 22 servings

Boost your popularity when you bring along this irresistible snack of crunchy pecans and cereal coated with quick caramel and chocolate.

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup packed brown sugar
8
cups corn puffs snacks
2
cups pecan halves
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In medium bowl, mix melted butter and brown sugar. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, place corn puffs snacks and pecans. Pour butter mixture over snacks mixture, stirring to coat evenly.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring twice, until golden brown.
  • 3 Remove 6 cups snacks mixture; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle chocolate chips over remaining hot mixture in pan; toss until chocolate is melted and pieces are completely coated. Cool each mixture completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 When mixtures are completely cooled, toss together in large bowl or container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In medium bowl, mix melted butter and brown sugar. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, place corn puffs snacks and pecans. Pour butter mixture over snacks mixture, stirring to coat evenly.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring twice, until golden brown.
  • 3 Remove 6 cups snacks mixture; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle chocolate chips over remaining hot mixture in pan; toss until chocolate is melted and pieces are completely coated. Cool each mixture completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 When mixtures are completely cooled, toss together in large bowl or container.

Expert Tips

Corn puffs are like extra large popcorn without the hulls, so the puffs make a great snack for small children. Find them in the snack section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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