15 Minutes!

Brown Sugar Spice Chex® Party Mix

Craving cookies? You have all the same flavors of a brown sugar-spice cookie in this fun party mix, plus the crunch of cereal!

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:14 servings

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6cups Vanilla Chex® cereal
1/2cup whole roasted almonds
1/2cup whole roasted cashews
2tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4cup packed brown sugar
2tablespoons dark corn syrup
2teaspoons ground cinnamon
1teaspoon ground ginger
1/2cup gluten-free yogurt-covered cranberries or yogurt-covered raisins
If you have a hard time finding roasted cashews and almonds separately, you can just use 1 cup mixed nuts instead. Any nut will be very tasty in this sweet and spicy mix.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, measure cereal and nuts; set aside.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High 30 seconds; stir and microwave 30 seconds longer or until butter is melted; stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, and spices. Heat until boiling, about 30 seconds. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture is glazed. Cool 5 minutes, stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1/2 cup: Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 170mg; Total Carbohydrate 14g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 10g); Protein 2% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 8%; Iron 30Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.