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Pot o’ Gold Chex® Mix

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Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:20 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®
Ingredients
4cups Lucky Charms® cereal
2cups Corn Chex® cereal
1 1/2cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2cup packed brown sugar
1/4cup butter
2tablespoons corn syrup
1/8teaspoon baking soda
1/4cup green mini candy-coated milk chocolate candies
Tips
Substitution
Tiny pretzel sticks can be substituted for the twists.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels and peanuts; set aside.
2.In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown. Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired. Store in airtight container.
Nutritional Information
1 Serving: Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 220mg; Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 11g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils, 1 oz-equivalents Meat & Beans 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.