A&B Beverage Recipes


Chex Caramel Crunch

For a quick energy snack made with Chex cereals

Yield: 15 cups snack


Nutrition Facts

Yield: 15 cups snack

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 120
Calories From Fat: 36
Total Fat: 4.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 160mg
Total Carbohydrates: 19g
Protein: 2g

based on 1/2 cup servings

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Heat oven to 350 F. Mix cereals, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts in large bowl; set aside. Heat brown sugar, corn syrup and margarine to boiling in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture inbowl, stirring until evenly coated. Spread in large ungreased roasting pan. Bake 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes. Spread on waxed paper to cool Store in airtight container.

Mix cereals, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts in large microwavable bowl; set aside. Microwave brown sugar, corn syrup, margarine and vanilla in large bowl uncovered on High 2 minutes or until boiling, stirring after 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after every minute. Spread on waxed paper to cool.

Because microwaves cook differently, times are approximate.

High Altitude (3500 - 6500 ft.)-- Oven Directions: no changes

Microwave Directions: Microwave 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes; then microwave 7 - 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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