Tropical Island Chex® Mix
Microwaving makes this fruit and nut mixture extra quick and easy to munch on in just 15 minutes!
20 servings (1/2 cup each)
|8||cups Rice Chex® cereal|
|1||cup shredded coconut, if desired|
|1||cup dried banana chips|
|1||package (7 oz) dried tropical fruit mix|
|1||jar (3 oz) macadamia nuts|
|3||tablespoons butter or margarine|
|1/4||cup packed brown sugar|
|1/4||cup frozen (thawed) pineapple or orange juice concentrate|
|Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
|Pack the brown sugar firmly enough so that it holds the shape of the measuring cup when you tap it out.|
|Pecans or almonds are a nice alternative to the macadamia nuts.|
|1.||In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts. |
|2.||In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until hot; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 6 to 8 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. |
|3.||Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.
|Oven Directions: Heat oven to 300°F. In ungreased large roasting pan, mix cereal, coconut, banana chips, tropical fruit mix and nuts. In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter, brown sugar and pineapple juice concentrate over medium heat until hot. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
150 ( 60); 6g ( 2 1/2g, 0g); 0mg; 100mg; 22g ( 2g, 10g); 1g 6%; 4%; 4%; 20% 1/2 ; 1 ; 0 ; 1 1 1/2 1/4 c Fruits