Cinnamon Toast Toffee Crunch

It’s a new twist on a candy classic! Made with only five ingredients.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

4
cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal
1
cup butter
1
cup packed brown sugar
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
3/4
cup chopped pecans or sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Line 15x10x1-inch pan with heavy-duty foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. Spread cereal evenly in pan.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat butter and brown sugar. Using whisk, mix butter and brown sugar together as butter melts. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Boil 2 minutes without stirring. Immediately pour mixture evenly over cereal in pan.
  • 4 Bake 12 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Let stand 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate; top with pecans. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 20 minutes to set chocolate; break into pieces. Store covered in refrigerator up to one week.

Expert Tips

For gift giving, fill decorative tins with toffee crunch, separating layers with colored plastic wrap, colored tissue paper or waxed paper.

To toast nuts, spread in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered in 350°F oven 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.