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Chocolate Chex® Caramel Corn Bars

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 32

Treat the kids to a crunchy new snack combining Chocolate Chex® cereal, pretzels and popcorn neatly packed in a bar. Yum! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

4
cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
4
cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
1
cup pretzel sticks, coarsely broken
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1/3
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Butter bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In large bowl, mix popcorn, cereal and pretzels; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, corn syrup and butter uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until boiling, stirring after 1 minute. Microwave 30 seconds longer; stir. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. Press firmly in pan.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 30 seconds to 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over bars. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Spray your knife with cooking spray before cutting the bars—you'll be able to cut through the bars without the knife sticking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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