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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 180 (Calories from Fat 70); Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 160mg; Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 15g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 6%; Iron 35Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.