Monday Made It Meet Me Eating - July 7 {Caramel Crunch}

My husband found a deal on cereal, so he bought a lot of it. Translation - There's a decent chance that it may go stale. So before we went out-of-town for the Fourth, I whipped up a quick batch of caramel crunch. Similar to caramel corn, it can be made with things you may already have in your kitchen.











Caramel Crunch

15 oz. box Corn/Rice Chex or Crispix
2 sticks butter
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 cups brown sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Pour cereal into large roasting pan. In saucepan, combine butter, corn syrup, brown sugar, and salt. Bring to rolling boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and baking soda. Stir well and pour over cereal. Put in 250˚F oven for 15 minutes. Stir every 5 minutes. Spread on waxed paper and cool.

  



12 comments

  1. Yummmy! I have made something similar before, but used those "corn puffs" that you find in the chip aisle. I love anything carmel, especially if it is a little salty. Thanks so much for sharing!
    Hilary
    Second Grade is Out of This World!

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  2. Hi Diane!
    That looks yummy! I actually have a blog question. How do you easily add pictures with the cute frames and captions on them? I find this to be tedious, there must be a faster way than what I'm doing! Love your blog!

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  3. Ya know you could totally send me some of that in Korea. I wouldn't mind at all. Honestly I wouldn't.
    Angela
    Southern Fried Teachin’

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  4. That recipe sounds and looks delicious! I can't wait to try it!
    -Lisa
    Grade 4 Buzz

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  5. That recipe looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing it!
    ~Kristen
    Teaching Trio
    Chalk & Apples

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  6. Caramel Crunch sounds like a delicious gluten-free treat. I always have cereal in the cupboard, so I may be making this soon.
    The Traveling Teacher

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  7. Yummy! I love homemade caramel corn, and this looks just as delicious!

    Kay @ Sommer Pride

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  8. I am starving and then I read your post. Now I want that stuff for lunch! Oh my! Thanks for sharing your recipe and photos!
    Carol
    Teachers Are Terrific!

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  9. Those look yummy! My mom likes to make cornflake candies using peanut butter and cornflake cereal. They were sticky but really tasty!

    Don't Let The Teacher Stay Up Late

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  10. The student that passed out must have the visualization strategy down! ;)
    - Mariela
    Learning With Mrs. S

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  11. That caramel crunch looks amazing! Way to put that extra cereal to good use! Reading as a child was at the top of my list too but I wrote about swimming. :)
    ~Holly
    Fourth Grade Flipper

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  12. OMG that recipe sounds ah-mazing! I can't wait to try it. YUM!

    Mandy
    Caffeine and Lesson Plans

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