Chex® Moroccan Crunch

Celebrate the C’s (cumin, coriander and cinnamon) and the captivating flavor they create in this Chex® snack with the sweetness of fruit and honey.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 21
 

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter or margarine
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon ground coriander
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon dried mint leaves, if desired
8
cups Corn Chex™, Rice Chex™ or Wheat Chex™ cereal (or combination)
2
cups almonds
1
cup chopped dried fruits, currants or raisins
1/4
cup finely chopped crystallized ginger
3
tablespoons honey, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2 In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Stir in cereal and almonds until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in dried fruits and ginger. Drizzle with honey. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2 In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Stir in cereal and almonds until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in dried fruits and ginger. Drizzle with honey. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For variety, use 1 teaspoon curry powder for the cumin, 1 tablespoon dried cilantro leaves for the coriander and 1 tablespoon ground ginger for the crystallized ginger.

Dried fruit mixtures are available chopped and ready for recipes. Look for them by the raisins in the baking aisle.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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