*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Caramel Crunch
 
 Recipe By     : General Mills, Chex® Recipes
 Serving Size  : 30   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          corn chex® cereal
    2      cups          rice chex® cereal
    2      cups          wheat chex® cereal
    6      cups          popped popcorn
    2      cups          pretzel sticks
    1      cup           honey.roasted peanuts
      1/2  cup           packed brown sugar
      1/2  cup           light corn syrup
      1/4  cup           margarine or butter
                         --do not use spread or tub products
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla
 
 Heat oven to 350°. Mix cereals, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts in large
 bowl; set aside. Heat brown sugar, corn syrup and margarine to boiling in
 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat;
 stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until evenly
 coated. Spread in large ungreased roasting pan. Bake 20 minutes, stirring
 after 10 minutes. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight
 container. 15 cups snack.
 
 Microwave Directions: Mix cereals, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts in large
 microwavable bowl; set aside. Microwave brown sugar, corn syrup, margarine
 and vanilla in large bowl uncovered on High 2 minutes or until boiling,
 stirring after 1 minute. Pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until
 evenly coated. Microwave 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after every minute.
 Spread on waxed paper to cool
 
 Important: Because microwaves cook differently, times are approximate.
 
 High Altitude (3500-6500 ft)Oven Directions; No changes. Microwave
 Directions; Microwave 4 min, stirring after 2 min; then microwave 7-8 min,
 stirring every 2 mm.
 
 1 serving (1/2 cup): 120 calories (40 calories from fat) 4.5 g fat (0.5 g
 saturated) 0 mg cholesterol: 160 mg sodium: 19 g carbohydrate (1 g dietary
 fiber),. 2 g protein.
 
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