Cinnamon-Raisin Snack Mix

Kids can help assemble this 10-minute snack mix. Raisins add a nutritional boost.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups Wheat Chex™ Cereal
1/2
cup raisins, dried cranberries or dried cherries

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  • 1 In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3 Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereals; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave uncovered 1 minute. Stir in raisins. Spread on paper towels to cool.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3 Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereals; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave uncovered 1 minute. Stir in raisins. Spread on paper towels to cool.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Scoop portions of this tasty snack mix into small plastic bags and wrap with colorful ribbons, then have on hand to tuck into lunches.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.