Caribbean Crunch

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Want a delicious nibble? No problem, Mon! Dip into this sweet and salty snack with popcorn, cinnamony cereal, peanuts and a sprinkle of coconut for good measure.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

3
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1
cup salted peanuts
1
cup raisins
1
cup dried banana chips
2
tablespoons butter or magarine
2
tablespoons honey
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
cups popped popcorn
1
cup flaked coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F.
  • 2 In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, mix cereal, peanuts, raisins and banana chips. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter and honey over low heat until butter is melted. Stir in cinnamon and salt; pour over cereal mixture, tossing until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 10 minutes, stirring once. Stir in popcorn and coconut. Sprinkle with additional salt if desired. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

The salted peanuts can be replaced with dry-roasted or spicy peanuts, if you like.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.