Cocoa Puffs™ Peanut Chocolate Crunch

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5 cups Rice Chex® cereal
2 cups Cocoa Puffs® cereal
1 cup dry-roasted peanuts
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup semisweet 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.


For more chocolate flavor, use Chocolate Chex® cereal in place of the Rice Chex® cereal.
Omit the peanut and chocolate chunks. Stir 2 cups of chocolate covered peanuts instead of the chocolate chunks.