Chocolate Chex® Caramel Crunch

With a caramelly crunch and delicate chocolate drizzle, this snack is perfectly suited to any occasion, from parties to family movie night.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16

Ingredients

8
cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup white vanilla baking chips or chocolate chips
  • 1 Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth (bowl will be hot). Drizzle over snack. Refrigerate until set. Store in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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