Spiced Nuts and Chex® Mix

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • The large bowl may become warm in the microwave—use hot pads and handle with care!

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
290mg
12%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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