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Brown Sugar Spice Chex™ Party Mix

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Brown Sugar Spice Chex™ Party Mix
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 14
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Craving cookies? You have all the same flavors of a brown sugar-spice cookie in this fun party mix, plus the crunch of cereal!
Updated Aug 14, 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Vanilla Chex™ cereal
  • 1/2 cup whole roasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup whole roasted cashews
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free yogurt-covered cranberries or yogurt-covered raisins

Steps

  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, measure cereal and nuts; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High 30 seconds; stir and microwave 30 seconds longer or until butter is melted; stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and spices. Heat until boiling, about 30 seconds. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture is glazed. Cool 5 minutes, stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you have a hard time finding roasted cashews and almonds separately, you can just use 1 cup mixed nuts instead. Any nut will be very tasty in this sweet and spicy mix.

Nutrition Information

150 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 14g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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