Maple Fall Crunch

Maple Fall Crunch

A delicious snack that screams fall with a hint of maple and pumpkin spice in each bite, plus it is all made in a slow cooker!

Ingredients
3 cups Chex (any variety you prefer)
4 cups honey nut cheerios (or another honey cereal you like)
2 cups pretzels (any plain variety you prefer, we used sticks broken up a bit)
2 cups dried cranberries (or cherries)
1 1/2 cups honey roasted peanuts (use any nut combo you prefer)
1 1/2 almonds
1 1/2 – 2 cups graham crackers broke up into pieces about 7-8 crackers (I used plain but cinnamon would be great)
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp salt
dash of chili powder – optional

Instructions
Spray a large slow cooker with nonstick spray
To the slow cooker add in cereals, pretzels, dried cranberries, nuts & graham crackers
Stir gently trying to not break up the cereal
In a large microwave-safe cup melt butter in microwave
Gently stir in maple syrup, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, salt & chili powder (if using) using a silicone spatula or spoon trying to coat everything as much as possible
Cook on high for 2 hours, stirring every 15-20 minutes as possible
Pay close attention towards the end, stirring more often to keep everything from burning
When all the liquid is dissolved and mixture is sticky pour onto a large piece of parchment paper, spreading it out to let cool
Let cool completely and then serve…trust me it is AMAZING!

Each serving is 7 WW+ points

Nutritional Info
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 123 Total Fat 13.6g Saturated Fat 4.9g Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 375mg Potassium 212mg Total Carbohydrates 31.9g Dietary Fiber 2.6g Sugars 17.7g Protein 5.2g
Vitamin A 9% – Vitamin C 11% – Calcium 8% – Iron 20%

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Lisa Walker

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