Chai Crunch

All the flavors of exotic chai tea are here in a crunchy snack mix.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 22

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup honey
1
teaspoon instant nonfat dry milk or non-dairy original-flavor creamer, if desired*
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
teaspoon dried orange peel
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
cups Corn Chex™ Cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ Cereal
3
cups Honey Nut Cheerios™ Cereal
1
cup dried banana chips
1 1/2
cups sliced almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in honey, dry milk, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, orange peel and vanilla until well mixed.
  • 2 In 15x11-inch roasting pan, mix all remaining ingredients. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake at 300°F. for 45 to 60 minutes or until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Pour mixture onto waxed paper or paper towels. Cool 15 minutes before serving. Store in tightly covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    24%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved