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Gluten-Free Chex™ School Fuel

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Gluten-Free Chex™ School Fuel
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 16
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This Chex™ school fuel recipe gets an A+ for its sweet chocolate flavor, extra crunch and easy prep! Need even more to love? Our school fuel recipe makes 16 servings, so you'll have plenty on hand when snack time rolls around. This sweet treat would also be great in a huge serving bowl at a birthday party!
Updated Jun 20, 2022

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 4 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

  • 1
    Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, 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. Stir in cereals.
  • 2
    Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring each minute. Spread on cookie sheet to cool, about 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  • 3
    In microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds or until chocolate can be stirred smooth (bowl will be hot). Drizzle chocolate over snack. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Covered paper cups or plastic snack bags make super lunchbox carriers for this Chex™ school fuel snack. Get the kids to sticker or decorate a bunch to keep on hand for occasional welcome surprises.
  • tip 2
    Want to tweak this Chex™ mix school fuel recipe for pretzel or peanut lovers? Stir in 1 cup broken gluten-free pretzels or 1/2 cup gluten-free honey-roasted peanuts with the cereal.
  • tip 3
    Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • tip 4
    Stove-Top Directions: Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper. In Dutch oven, cook brown sugar, butter and corn syrup over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Stir in cereals. Cook over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cereal is evenly coated. Spread on cookie sheet to cool, about 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces. In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate chips over low heat, stirring frequently. Drizzle chocolate over snack. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Store school fuel Chex™ mix in airtight container.

Nutrition

170 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
14g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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