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Pot o’ Gold Chex™ Mix

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 20

You're 15 minutes away from a quick-and-easy, sweet-and-salty snack mix. MORE + LESS -

Betty Crocker Tasteseekers
August 4, 2016

Ingredients

4
cups Lucky Charms™ cereal
2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter
2
tbsp corn syrup
1/8
tsp baking soda
1/4
cup green mini candy-coated milk chocolate candies

Steps

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  • 1
    In large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown. Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

  • Tiny pretzel sticks can be substituted for the twists.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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  • Hey, are you one of those sneaks who snatches the mini-marshmallow shapes out of the Lucky Charms box? Yes? Then you'll get a kick out of the new Chex Mix with Lucky Charms.

    Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, here's Pot o’ Gold Chex Mix -- sporting Chex and Lucky Charms!

    We all know that Lucky Charms cereal is the perfect snack right out of the box. So picture this: Lucky Charms mixed with Corn Chex, pretzels and peanuts, then coated with brown-sugar caramel. 

    It's a crunchy, sweet and salty super-snack!

    And the best thing about Chex Mix recipes is they're irresistible. And addicting. You can never quite put your finger on exactly what keeps bringing you back to that bowl...

    St. Paddy’s Day is coming up on Thursday, smack in the middle of a busy week. This snack mix takes 15 minutes max. Totally doable, right? Amp the cuteness meter by serving it in little gold cups, and bring this Pot o’ Gold Chex Mix to the office or a St. Patrick's Day party. Easy win!

    And you don’t even need to do an Irish jig while you make it. I mean, unless you want to…

    What's your favorite Lucky Charms marshmallow shape?

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