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Chocolate Crunch

January/February 2009

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Crunchy wheat cereal, pretzels and almonds coated in bittersweet chocolate makes an addictive sweet-salty snack.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This is delicious and I am not a huge chocolate fan! I made this last night for my bf as a sweet treat for him to have instead of ice cream and I couldn't stop eating it myself. Quick and easy! "
Chocolate Crunch Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Wheat Chex cereal, (2 ounces)
  • 1 cup pretzel sticks broken in half, (2 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup salted roasted almonds, (2 1/2 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons bittersweet chocolate chips, melted (see Tip)

Preparation

  1. Combine Chex, pretzels and almonds in a medium bowl. Drizzle with melted chocolate; stir to combine. Spread the mixture on a wax paper-lined baking sheet and refrigerate until the chocolate is set, about 30 minutes.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • Tip: To melt chocolate: Microwave on Medium for 1 minute. Stir, then continue microwaving on Medium in 20-second intervals until melted, stirring after each interval. Or place in the top of a double boiler over hot, but not boiling, water. Stir until melted.

Nutrition

Per serving: 218 calories; 8 g fat (2 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 3 g fiber; 397 mg sodium; 176 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 carbohydrate (other), 2 fat



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Recipe Categories

Type of Dish
Desserts, chocolate
Snack
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Ethnic/Regional
American
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Health & Diet Considerations
Low calorie
Low cholesterol
Healthy weight
High fiber
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Microwave
Meal/Course
Dessert
Snack
Publication
January/February 2009

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