Slow-Cooker Ready-and-Waiting Asian Snack Mix

A crunchy crowd-pleaser that’s swift to stir up, and you don’t need to heat the oven to make it.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 4 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20

Ingredients

4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1
package (3.2 to 3.5 oz) sesame rice crunch crackers, broken in half (about 3 cups)
2
cups tiny pretzel twists
1
package (8 oz) slivered almonds (1 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, lightly mix cereal, crackers, pretzels and almonds.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter on High 30 to 45 seconds until melted. Stir in brown sugar, soy sauce, curry powder and garlic powder. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring gently until evenly coated.
  • 3 Cook uncovered on Low setting 3 to 4 hours (or on High setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours), stirring every 30 minutes. If desired, keep snack mix warm on Low setting during serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    260mg
    260%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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