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Festive Chex Mix® Wreath

Take five—ingredients, that is—and just 15 minutes to form this clever creation. It will be the hit of a kids’ party or other holiday gathering.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
25
regular marshmallows
1
bag (8.75 oz) Chex Mix® honey nut snack mix
1/4
cup small green gumdrops, cut in half
1/4
cup small red gumdrops, cut in half

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; cook, stirring constantly, until completely melted.
  • 2 Stir in snack mix and red and green gumdrops until well mixed; pour onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Spray sheet of waxed paper with cooking spray. With paper, sprayed side down, and hands, shape mixture into wreath shape with 4-inch hole in center. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. To serve, cut into slices.
  • 1 Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. In 4-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; cook, stirring constantly, until completely melted.
  • 2 Stir in snack mix and red and green gumdrops until well mixed; pour onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Spray sheet of waxed paper with cooking spray. With paper, sprayed side down, and hands, shape mixture into wreath shape with 4-inch hole in center. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. To serve, cut into slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Cut and shape a bow from red Fruit by the Foot® snack rolls. Use this attractive wreath as a centerpiece for a holiday buffet. (But do invite your guests to eat it!)

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
195
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
185mg
185%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.