Chocolate Crunch Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Crunch recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Crunch using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 16 servings



This granola is satisfying on its own or sprinkled over yogurt, fresh fruit, or ice cream. Store in an airtight container for up to one week, or freeze for up to one month. Cooking Light, DECEMBER 2007. Cooking spray, regular oats, rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies), brown sugar, pecans, salt, cinnamon, honey, canola oil, bittersweet chocolate (60 to 70 percent cocoa), dried cranberries cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Crunch

1 Cooking spray
3 cups regular oats
1 cup crispy rice cereal (91608)
110 g (1/2 cup packed) brown sugar
40 g (1/3 cup) chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate (60 to 70 percent cocoa), finely chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries (115594)

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Crunch

  1. Preheat oven to 300.

  2. Cover a jelly-roll pan with parchment paper. Coat parchment paper with cooking spray.

  3. Combine oats, rice cereal, brown sugar, chopped pecans, salt, and ground cinnamon in a large bowl.

  4. Combine honey and canola oil in a small saucepan over low heat; cook 2 minutes or until warm. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and chocolate; stir with a whisk until smooth. Pour chocolate mixture over oat mixture. Lightly coat hands with cooking spray. Gently mix chocolate mixture and oat mixture until combined. Spread oat mixture onto prepared jelly-roll pan. Bake at 300 for 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes. Cool completely on pan; stir in cranberries.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 41.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
94mg
4%
Potassium
91mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
28.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.1g
12%
Sugars
14.2g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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