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Chex® Moroccan Crunch

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

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

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
5g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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