Gluten-Free Chocolate Chex® Caramel Crunch

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chex® Caramel Crunch

Brown sugar and butter turns into caramelly goodness that surrounds Chocolate Chex® cereal for a scrumptious crunchy snack.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

16

servings

8
cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup white vanilla baking chips or chocolate chips
  1. Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth (bowl will be hot). Drizzle over snack. Refrigerate until set. Store in tightly covered container.
Makes 16 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Instead of using waxed paper, you can spray the cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with nonstick foil.
Special Touch
Need clever gift wrapping ideas for this 15-minute recipe? Check out Mix & Mingle with Chex® Party Mix.
Special Touch
Add more dazzle to the drizzle by using two kinds of melted chocolate, as shown in the photo.
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 170
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.