Chocolate Chex® Caramel Crunch

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Instead of using waxed paper, you can spray the cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with nonstick foil.

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Add more dazzle to the drizzle by using two kinds of melted chocolate, as shown in the photo.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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