Chocolate Chex Caramel Corn Bars

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Anna Haines

I got this recipe from CHEX and it is so easy and great to make! it is addicting, i make it all the time for a quick dessert that everyone will love.

Top Review by threeovens

Very sweet and a little salty from the pretzels. I probably would use more pretzels next time. I did miss a vital step when I made this, which was, PRESS DOWN FIRMLY. So I did not get bars, but rather a loose snack mix. Did I say it was very good? Made for PAC, Spring 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
  • 1 cup Corn Chex
  • 2 cups Rice Chex
  • 1 cup wheat Chex cereal
  • 1 cup pretzel stick, coarsely broken
  • 12 cup packed brown sugar
  • 12 cup light corn syrup
  • 13 cup margarine, melted
  • 14 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. butter bottom and sides 13x9-in. pan.
  2. in large bowl mix popcorn, cereal, and pretzels; set aside.
  3. in a microwavable bowl microwave brown sugar, corn syrup and margarine for 2 minute or until boiling, stirring after 1 minute
  4. pour over cereal mixture in bowl, stirring until evenly coated
  5. press firmly into pan
  6. in a small microwave bowl, microwave choc. chips 1 minute or until melted.
  7. drizzle over bars-(i add more choc. chips).
  8. cool completely- about 30 min.-cut into bars (8 rows by 4).

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