Chocolate Crunch

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Chocolate Crunch

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

Yield: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each
Active Time: 5
Total Time: 35

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

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

Nutrition Per Serving

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

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 2

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

From EatingWell January/February 2009