Chocolate Chex Caramel Crunch

My friend Sue R made this and I sampled it today….I can’t wait to make it this weekend!
Caramel and chocolate crunch and it’s Gluten-Free!


8 cups Chocolate Chex cereal
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
6 tbsp butter
3 tbsp light corn syrup
1/4tsp baking soda
1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2 tsp shortening

*Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free.*
*Products and ingredient sources can change.*


Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or spray with cooking spray.
In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, 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.
Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute.
Spread on cookie sheet.
Cool 10 minutes.
Break into bite-size pieces.
In small microwavable bowl, microwave vanilla baking chips and shortening uncovered on High

about 1 minute 30 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth (bowl will be hot).
Drizzle over snack.
Refrigerate until set.

Store in tightly covered container.

One thought on “Chocolate Chex Caramel Crunch

  • March 14, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    My family loved this. A perfect snack…crunch, chocolate, caramel. I used melted vanilla chips and melted milk chocolate chips and criss-crossed the design.

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