Sweet Mixes!

Sweet Pecan Chex® Mix

Sweeten the pot! Add pecans, butter and sugar to Chex cereal and make your own party mix in minutes.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:14 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Rice Chex®
6cups Rice Chex® cereal
1cup chopped pecans
1/3cup butter or margarine
1/3cup packed brown sugar
2tablespoons pure gluten-free maple syrup
2teaspoons pure vanilla
If you don't have pure maple syrup on hand, use maple-flavored syrup instead.
Cooking Gluten free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Preparation Directions
1.Measure cereal and pecans in large microwaveable bowl. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 seconds or until melted. Add sugar and maple syrup; microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds, until mixture is boiling. Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal and almonds, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High 3-4 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil. Store tightly covered.
Nutritional Information
1/2 cup: Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 150mg; Total Carbohydrate 18g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 8g); Protein 1% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.