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Herbed Cashew Snack Mix

Next time you need to nibble, whip up a batch of this crunchy cereal snack that’s flavored with tarragon and a touch of red pepper.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:40 min
Makes:12 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®
2cups Corn Chex® cereal
2cups bite-size shredded wheat cereal
2cups pretzel sticks
1cup cashews
1/4cup butter or margarine
1 1/2teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1teaspoon onion powder
1/4teaspoon red pepper sauce
Mixed nuts—in place of the cashews—add even more variety to this combo of tasty munchies!
Cover and refrigerate the cooled snack mix for up to a week. To warm it up for serving, spread the mix in a pan and heat in a 300°F oven for about 10 minutes.
Preparation Directions
1.Heat oven to 325°F.
2.In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, mix cereals, pretzel sticks and cashews. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in tarragon, onion powder and pepper sauce. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Bake uncovered about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Serve warm or cool. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrate 20g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 2g); Protein 4% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Grains, 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.