Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Crunch

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

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

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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