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.
16 servings (1/2 cup each)
|2||cups Cinnamon Chex® cereal|
|2||cups Honey Nut Chex® cereal|
|1||cup Wheat Chex® cereal|
|1||cup old-fashioned oats|
|1/3||cup butter or margarine|
|1/3||cup packed brown sugar|
|2||tablespoons dark corn syrup|
|1||teaspoon vanilla |
|1||cup 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. |
|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.
170 ( 40); 4 1/2g ( 2 1/2g, 0g); 10mg; 135mg; 29g ( 2g, 15g); 2g 8%; 2%; 6%; 25% 1/2 ; 1 1/2 ; 0 ; 1 2 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Grains