Sweet Mixes!

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Munchies

Even young children enjoy getting involved—let them break the pretzels for this munchable mix.

Prep Time:25 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 55 min
Makes:20 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®
5cups Corn Chex® cereal
2cups pretzel sticks, broken in half
1/2cup butter or margarine
1/2cup creamy peanut butter
1bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
1cup powdered sugar
1cup candy-coated milk chocolate candies
Looking for an a different chocolate variation? Use semisweet chocolate chips or white vanilla baking chips instead of the milk chocolate chips.
Preparation Directions
1.Cover 2 cookie sheets with waxed paper. In very large bowl, mix cereal and pretzels.
2.In medium microwavable bowl, microwave butter, peanut butter and chocolate chips uncovered on High 45 seconds; stir. Microwave 15 to 45 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Immediately pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread evenly on cookie sheets. Refrigerate uncovered about 20 minutes or until set.
3.Break into bite-size pieces. Divide mixture evenly into 2 resealable 1-gallon food-storage plastic bags. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar to each bag. Seal and shake each bag until well coated. Add 1/2 cup candies to each bag. Seal and gently shake each bag to mix. Store in sealed bags in refrigerator up to 4 weeks.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 140); Total Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 20mg; Sodium 230mg; Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 23g); Protein 4% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 8%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 3 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.