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Valentine Chex® Mix

Red, white and pink make a lovely Chex® mix, especially when it's ready in just 30 minutes!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 22
 

Ingredients

9
cups Rice Chex® cereal
1
cup white vanilla baking chips
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup butter or margarine
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup red, white and pink candy-coated chocolate candies
1/4
cup red or pink jimmies sprinkles

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Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, place cereal. In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 2 Place 1/2 of the cereal mixture in 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining cereal mixture. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 In large bowl, place cereal. In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips, peanut butter and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Pour peanut butter mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 2 Place 1/2 of the cereal mixture in 1-gallon food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, stir candies and sprinkles into remaining cereal mixture. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In serving bowl, mix both cereal mixtures. Store in airtight container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Look for decorated cellophane bags in craft or paper goods stores. Fill with this extra-special mix and tie with festive ribbons for a Valentine gift.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.