White Chocolate Cherry Crunch

White Chocolate Cherry Crunch

Bite into crunchy white chocolate and cherry drops made using corn Chex® cereal - a tasty dessert.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

About 16 servings ( 1/2 cup each)

2
cups Corn Chex® cereal
2
cups tiny fish-shaped pretzels
2
cups dry-roasted peanuts
1
cup miniature marshmallows
1
package (3 ounces) dried cherries ( 2/3 cup)
1
bag (12 ounces) white baking chips (2 cups)
1/4
cup half-and-half
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
  1. Toss cereal, pretzels, peanuts, marshmallows and cherries in large bowl.
  2. Heat baking chips and half-and-half in 2-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until chips are melted. Stir in almond extract.
  3. Pour melted mixture over dry ingredients. Toss gently until dry ingredients are coated. Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand about 1 hour or until set. Store loosely covered up to 1 week.
Makes About 16 servings ( 1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use 12 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped, instead of the white baking chips. Omit half-and-half, and melt coating as directed on package.
Special Touch
Drop mixture into paper candy cups, and let stand until set.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.