15 Minutes!

Date Bars Chex® Party Mix

All the flavors of old-fashioned date bars are back, in a tasty new snack mix, fresh from your microwave.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:16 servings (1/2 cup each)

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2cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal
2cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal
1cup Wheat Chex® cereal
1cup old-fashioned oats
1/3cup butter or margarine
1/3cup packed brown sugar
2tablespoons dark corn syrup
1teaspoon vanilla
1cup chopped dates
It's easy to use the chopped dates, but if you have whole pitted dates, you can use those, too. Just snip into small pieces with a kitchen shears.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and oats; set aside. 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 brown sugar and corn syrup. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds, until mixture is boiling. Stir in vanilla. Pour over cereal and oats, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in dates. Microwave 1 minute longer. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in tightly covered container.
Nutritional Information
1/2 cup: Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 40); Total Fat 4 1/2g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 135mg; Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 15g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Grains 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.