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Cocoa Puffs™ Peanut Chocolate Crunch

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Rice Chex®
Ingredients
5cups Rice Chex® cereal
2cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
1cup dry-roasted peanuts
3/4cup packed brown sugar
1/3cup creamy peanut butter
1/4cup butter or margarine
3tablespoons light corn syrup
1cup semisweet chocolate chunks
Tips
Variation
For more chocolate flavor, use Chocolate Chex® cereal in place of the Rice Chex® cereal.
Substitution
Omit the peanut and chocolate chunks. Stir 2 cups of chocolate covered peanuts instead of the chocolate chunks.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and peanuts.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup and butter uncovered on high about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly. Pour over cereal; stir until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Break into bite-size pieces; stir in chocolate chunks. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 14g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.