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Sweet and Salty Chex™ Mix

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Sweet and Salty Chex™ Mix
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 17
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Prepare for finger-lickin’! This caramelly, peanutty, chocolately, super crunchy Chex™ Mix will have you so glad it’s snacktime, you may just forget about dinner!
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 (12.8) box Rice Chex™
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 24 mini caramel-and-peanut candy bars, diced

Steps

  • 1
    In a large microwave-safe glass bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and corn syrup.
  • 2
    Microwave for 1 minute on high, then stir. Return to microwave for 3 minutes more, stir. Return to microwave for 2 minutes more, then remove from microwave and stir in half of the candy bars. Stir in Chex™ cereal, coating well with the caramel.
  • 3
    As the mixture begins to cool (about 7-10 minutes), toss in remaining candy bars. Serve and enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If you’d prefer to make this mix on the stovetop, simply melt together butter, brown sugar and corn syrup in a large pot until hard ball stage (about 250-268°F). Stir in half of the candy bars, and continue the recipe from there.

Nutrition Information

360 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 57g Total Carbohydrate, 35g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
280mg
11%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
19%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
35g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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