15 Minutes!

Chex® Apple Pie Snack Mix

How 'bout them apples? New Apple Cinnamon Chex® adds a festive flavor to this fun fall snack. Just use it in place of Cinnamon Chex.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Ingredients
3cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
3cups Rice Chex® cereal
1cup walnut pieces
1/4cup butter or margarine
1/2cup packed brown sugar
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2teaspoon ground ginger
1/2teaspoon ground nutmeg
2cups dried or freeze-dried apples, coarsely chopped if necessary
1cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
1teaspoon shortening
Tips
Did You Know?
Freeze-drying is another method of dehydrating. Freeze-dried apples will be crispier and lighter because they contain less moisture than regular dried apples.
How To
For easy drizzling, spoon the melted white vanilla baking chips into a small food-storage bag. Snip off one tiny bottom corner and squeeze the melted chips over the cereal mixture.
Preparation Directions
1.1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and walnuts.
2.2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg uncovered for about 1 minute, until smooth and bubbly. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
3.3. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring after each minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Sprinkle apples evenly over cereal mixture.
4.4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips and shortening uncovered on High about 1 minute or until chips can be stirred smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture; let stand until set. Break into bite-size pieces. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 70); Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 115mg; Total Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 17g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 6%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.