If you like caramel corn, you’ll absolutely love Valentine Chex Crunch. It’s made like Caramel Corn using Corn Chex in place of popcorn, but all dressed up for Valentines Day.
12 ounces Corn Chex 2 cups toasted pecans 1 stick unsalted butter 3/4 cup light brown sugar 6 Tablespoons light corn syrup 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup Valentine M&Ms
Add toasted pecans to Corn Chex. Set aside.
Add butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt to saucepan.
Stir mixture over medium-high heat until butter is melted.
Lower heat to medium-low. Boil without stirring for 5 minutes.
Remove saucepan from heat; stir in baking soda and vanilla extract.
Pour caramel over Corn Chex and pecans; stir to combine.
Transfer to a disposable aluminum roasting pan. Bake at 250°F for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Spread the mixture onto parchment paper to cool.
Once cool, add M&Ms.