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Tropical Island Chex® Mix

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Tropical fruits, coconut and macadamia nuts add a tropical flourish to this Chex® cereal mix that's ready in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

8
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
cup shredded coconut, if desired
1
cup dried banana chips
1
package (7 oz) dried tropical three-fruit mix
1
jar (3 oz) macadamia nuts
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate

Steps

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical three-fruit mix and nuts.
  • 2 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot. Stir; pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 6 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical three-fruit mix and nuts.
  • 2 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot. Stir; pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 6 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Use up the extra juice concentrate by mixing with club soda for a tropical drink.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
10g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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