Gluten-Free Chex® Caramel Corn

A sweet crunchier version of an American favorite, perfect for picnics, nibbling on by a cozy fire or for gift-giving.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 19

Ingredients

4 1/2
cups Corn Chex™ or Rice Chex™ cereal
4
cups popped microwave popcorn
1/2
cup honey-roasted peanuts, if desired
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, popcorn and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until mixture is boiling, stirring after 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up. Store in airtight container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    105mg
    105%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 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; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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