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Cranberry Orange Chex Mix

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Cranberry Orange Chex Mix
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 20
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Celebrate the long-running Massachusetts cranberry tradition with this homemade snack mix laced with cranberry and orange.

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup sliced almonds
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/2
cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and juice concentrate uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Microwave 30 to 45 seconds longer or until butter is melted; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High about 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown. Stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
Tips  

For a welcome gift, package this fruit-flavored combo in clear or decorated cellophane bags and tie with ribbons or colorful cord.

Use your favorite combination of Chex® cereals, as long as you use 9 cups total.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
(
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
,
Sugars
8g
)
Protein
3g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
30%
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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