Gluten-Free Chex® Caramel Corn

Gluten-Free Chex® Caramel Corn

A sweet crunchier version of an American favorite, perfect for picnics, nibbling on by a cozy fire or for gift-giving.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

19

servings

4 1/2
cups Corn Chex® or Rice Chex® cereal
4
cups popped microwave popcorn
1/2
cup honey-roasted peanuts, if desired
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
  1. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, popcorn and peanuts; set aside.
  2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until mixture is boiling, stirring after 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Spread on waxed paper to cool, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to break up. Store in airtight container.
Makes 19 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Butter or margarine flavors this treat wonderfully and makes the best caramel coating. Do not use vegetable oil spreads.
Simplify
Pick up a bag of popped popcorn to use in place of the microwave popcorn.
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.