Spiced Nuts and Chex® Mix

Chili powder and red pepper spice up this party-perfect mix—it will disappear quickly!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
cups Corn Chex® cereal
2
cups Rice Chex® cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
can (11.5 oz) mixed nuts
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper; set aside.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to turn brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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