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Honey-Ginger Crunch

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Honey-Ginger Crunch
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
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Create a taste of the tropics when you make this tasty crunchy snack with coconut, dried fruit and honey.
Updated May 1, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger or cardamom
  • 6 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups bite-size pretzel twists
  • 1 cup unblanched whole almonds
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries or dried pineapple

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roasting pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, butter, honey and ginger to boiling. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Into roasting pan, measure cereal, pretzels, almonds and coconut. Stir in brown sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Bake 50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in cranberries. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Want easy cleanup? Just line your pan with nonstick foil instead of using cooking spray.
  • tip 2
    It's okay to use two 13x9-inch rectangular baking pans instead of the roasting pan.

Nutrition

150 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 21g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
12g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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