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Katie's Caramel Crunch

Katie's Caramel Crunch

This crunchy, caramel snack is a crowd-pleaser for Halloween, Thanksgiving or even the big game.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 24


  • 6 cups Kellogg's® Crispix® cereal Buy Now
  • 3 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups small square pretzels
  • 1 cup cocktail peanuts (optional)
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda


1. In 17 x 11 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray, combine KELLOGG'S CRISPIX cereal, popcorn, pretzels and peanuts (if desired). Set aside.

2. In heavy 3-quart saucepan combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Immediately pour over cereal mixture. Stir until evenly coated.

3. Bake at 250°F about 1 hour or until deep golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on wax paper. Separate clumps. Cool completely. Store in airtight container.

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