Sweet Mixes!

Cranberry-Orange Chex® Mix

Give the gift of a homemade snack mix. This one, laced with cranberry and orange, may be the “berry” best you’ll make!

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:10 min
Makes:20 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®Rice Chex®Wheat Chex®
3cups Corn Chex® cereal
3cups Rice Chex® cereal
3cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1cup sliced almonds
1/4cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4cup packed brown sugar
1/4cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/2cup dried cranberries
Special Touch
For a welcome gift, package this fruit-flavored combo in clear or decorated cellophane bags and tie with ribbons or colorful cord.
Use your favorite combination of Chex® cereals, as long as you use 9 cups total.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and juice concentrate uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Microwave 30 to 45 seconds longer or until butter is melted; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High about 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown. Stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 140 (Calories from Fat 45); Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 170mg; Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 8g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 6%; Iron 30Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.