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Honey-Ginger Crunch

Create a taste of the tropics when you make this crunchy snack—coconut, dried fruit and honey team up to make a mix that’s perfect for any gathering.

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 15 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Ingredients
1/3cup packed brown sugar
1/4cup butter or margarine
1/4cup honey
1teaspoon ground ginger or cardamom
6cups Rice Chex® cereal
2cups bite-size pretzel twists
1cup unblanched whole almonds
1cup flaked coconut
1cup dried cranberries or pineapple
Tips
Want easy cleanup? Just line your pan with nonstick foil instead of using cooking spray.
It’s ok to use two (13x9-inch) rectangular baking pans instead of the roasting pan.
Preparation Directions
1.Heat oven to 250°F. Spray large roasting pan with cooking spray.
2.In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, butter, honey and ginger to boiling. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Into roasting pan, measure cereal, pretzels, almonds and coconut. Stir in brown sugar mixture until evenly coated.
3.Bake 50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in cranberries. Store in airtight container.
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 135mg; Total Carbohydrate 21g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 12g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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