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Tropical Island Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Microwaving makes this fruit and nut mixture extra quick and easy to munch on in just 10 minutes!

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

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Rice Chex®
Ingredients
4cups Rice Chex® cereal
1/2cup shredded coconut, if desired
1/2cup dried banana chips
2/3cup dried tropical fruit mix (from 7-oz package)
1/3cup macadamia nuts
1 1/2tablespoons butter
2tablespoons packed brown sugar
2tablespoons frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate
Tips
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Success
Pack the brown sugar firmly enough so that it holds the shape of the measuring cup when you tap it out.
Substitution
Pecans or almonds are a nice alternative to the macadamia nuts.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts.
2.In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown.
3.Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
Oven Directions: Heat oven to 300°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate over medium heat until hot. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 50); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 100mg; Total Carbohydrate 21g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 10g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 4%; Iron 20Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1/4 c Fruits 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.