Print Options

Back to Tin Roof Crunch >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Tin Roof Crunch

 Tin Roof Crunch
When I combined these ingredients, it reminded me of Tin Roof ice cream. Friends said that it's the perfect name for my snack.
13 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 5 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Cocoa Puffs
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks


  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine cereals and peanuts. In a
  • small microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, peanut
  • butter and corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute,
  • stirring once. Pour over cereal mixture; cook on high for 3 minutes,
  • stirring every minute.
  • Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Break into pieces; add chocolate
  • chunks. Store in an air tight container. Yield: 2-1/2 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 318 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.