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Chocolate Chex® Caramel Corn Bars

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

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:40 min
Makes:32 bars

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Chocolate Chex®
4cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
4cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
1cup pretzel sticks, coarsely broken
1/2cup packed brown sugar
1/2cup light corn syrup
1/3cup butter or margarine
1/4cup semisweet chocolate chips
Did You Know?
Spray your knife with cooking spray before cutting the bars—you’ll be able to cut through the bars without the knife sticking.
Preparation Directions
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.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Nutritional Information
1 Bar: Calories 80 (Calories from Fat 25); Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 70mg; Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 7g); Protein 0% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 8Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.