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Chocolate Chex® Caramel Crunch

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars
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"Plain brown sugar and butter turns into caramelly goodness that surrounds chocolate cereal squares for a scrumptious crunchy snack."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 197
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 1/2-cup servings)

Directions

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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.

Footnotes

  • 2009 © and ®/™ of General Mills.
  • High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 197 calories; 7.1 32.9 1.7 11 218 Full nutrition

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This is a 5-star recipe all on it's own, but it's a 10-star in my book with the following additions and changes: I added 2 cups of pecan halves and 2 cups of pretzels. One 14.25 ounce box of Ch...

Most helpful critical review

Pretty easy to make. Add melted chocolate as a bonus.

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This is a 5-star recipe all on it's own, but it's a 10-star in my book with the following additions and changes: I added 2 cups of pecan halves and 2 cups of pretzels. One 14.25 ounce box of Ch...

Very sweet, very addicting. I am not a drizzler, so I added the vanilla chips on the last stir before turning it out onto the waxed paper.

Sooo addicting! I followed the recipe to a T (except we couldn't find white chips, so we deleted it completely). So, so, so, so good. You do NOT need the chocolate. I repeat you don't need t...

We've been making this at Christmas time for the past 10 years. Chex used to call it "School Fuel". We leave off the drizzles and bag it as gifts for surprise visitors and the children's friends...

OK I have to say that I have not personally made this, but my mom has. It's amazing and completely addicting. She makes it for me all the time and takes it to group functions. She's said that...

Really good!I'm not big on microwaving, so I prepared it like I would do caramel. I put the butter, sugar, and cornsyrup in a pan over medium low heat until it was melted, then increased the he...

this stuff is the bomb....and i love that it works great in high altitude!

This is great, but we like it even better without the chocolate.

This was awesome and totally addicting! I got so many compliments and I've been asked to bring it back for Christmas. It's so simple and easy, and now a favorite. Next time I'm going to try a...