Peanut Butter Chocolate Toffee Crunch

Kids and adults will love this peanut butter and cereal twist on toffee brittle.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 40

Ingredients

4 1/2
cups Reese's® Puffs® cereal
1
cup butter
1
cup packed light brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips, melted*
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
2
cups miniature pretzel twists, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup salted peanuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. Evenly pour cereal in an even layer in pan, clustering cereal tightly. Set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, stirring until well blended. Heat to boiling; cook about 5 minutes or until dark golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Drizzle over cereal; using spatula, spread evenly over cereal.
  • 3 Bake 10 minutes. Cool 3 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir melted chocolate and peanut butter until well blended. Drizzle over cereal; spread in an even layer. Sprinkle with pretzels and peanuts. Press into chocolate mixure.
  • 5 Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chocolate is set. Remove from pan; cut into 5 rows by 4 rows. Cut each square diagonally into 2 triangles.

Expert Tips

*To melt chocolate chips, place in medium microwavable bowl; microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted and smooth.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Piece
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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.