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Cinnamon-Apple Chex® Mix

Apples, spice and nuts mix up in a microwave-easy munchy mix that's ready in about half an hour.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

5
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
cup lightly salted whole almonds
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
cup chopped dried apples
1/2
cup vanilla yogurt-covered raisins

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and cinnamon uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Stir in apples; microwave uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until apples just begin to brown on edges.
  • 3 Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 5 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in raisins. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and cinnamon uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Stir in apples; microwave uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until apples just begin to brown on edges.
  • 3 Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 5 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in raisins. Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

It’s easy to snip the dried apples into small pieces with a handy kitchen scissors.

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Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.