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Crunchy Cranberry-Cinnamon Snack

Feel like having something crunchy? The microwave makes it easy to keep this colorful snack on hand—or get it ready in a jiffy!

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:10 min
Makes:8 servings (1/2 cup each)

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1/4cup sugar
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4cup butter or margarine
1 1/2cups Corn Chex® cereal
1 1/2cups Rice Chex® cereal
1 1/2cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1/2cup dried cranberries, dried cherries or raisins
A cold glass of milk or a hot cup of tea makes a soothing accompaniment to this irresistible snack mix.
Preparation Directions
1.Mix sugar and cinnamon.
2.In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
3.Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereal; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave 1 minute. Stir in cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 240mg; Total Carbohydrate 31g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 14g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 40Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.