Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Crunch

Chocolate-Caramel-Pecan Crunch

Boost your popularity when you bring along this irresistible snack of crunchy pecans and cereal coated with quick caramel and chocolate.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

22

servings

1
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup packed brown sugar
8
cups corn puffs snacks
2
cups pecan halves
3/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In medium bowl, mix melted butter and brown sugar. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, place corn puffs snacks and pecans. Pour butter mixture over snacks mixture, stirring to coat evenly.
  2. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring twice, until golden brown.
  3. Remove 6 cups snacks mixture; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle chocolate chips over remaining hot mixture in pan; toss until chocolate is melted and pieces are completely coated. Cool each mixture completely, about 10 minutes.
  4. When mixtures are completely cooled, toss together in large bowl or container.
Makes 22 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Corn puffs are like extra large popcorn without the hulls, so the puffs make a great snack for small children. Find them in the snack section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.