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Chex® Chocolate Malt-Cherry Mix

Crunchy malted milk balls and chewy dried cherries mix it up in this familiar snack with a new flavor twist.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 25
 

Ingredients

2
cups Corn Chex® cereal
2
cups Rice Chex® cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
cup natural-flavor malted milk powder
2
cups miniature marshmallows
1 1/2
cups coarsely chopped malted milk balls
1/2
cup dried cherries, chopped

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereals and peanuts.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Gradually stir in malted milk powder until evenly coated. Stir in remaining ingredients. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix cereals and peanuts.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Gradually stir in malted milk powder until evenly coated. Stir in remaining ingredients. Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use 6 cups Multi-Grain Chex® cereal instead of the three different types, if you like.

Malted milk balls can be coarsely chopped in a food processor.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.