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Mayan Chocolate Chex™ Mix

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 24

Two kinds of chili powder perk up this decadent dark chocolate Chex mix. Bet you can't just have one handful! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
2
cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
1
cup whole cashews
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
2
teaspoons ground ancho chile pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup dark chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and cashews.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, chili and red pepper uncovered on high about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on high 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Break into bite-size pieces; stir in chocolate chips. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • Pecan halves can be used in place of the cashews.
  • Dried ancho chile peppers are slightly fruity in flavor and the sweetest of the dried chiles.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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