Chex™ Apple Cinnamon Sweet and Nutty Snack Mix

Chex™ Apple Cinnamon Sweet and Nutty Snack Mix

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This sweet snack is perfect for after-school treats!

Grab these items...

  • 5cups Apple Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
  • 1cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1cup mini-pretzel twists
  • 1/4cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2cup packed brown sugar
  • 2tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/8teaspoon baking soda
  • 1cup candy-coated chocolate candies

Steps, Tips & Nutrition


  • 1In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, peanuts and pretzels.
  • 2In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and corn syrup uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute; stir until smooth. Stir in baking soda until foamy. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3Microwave 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 or foil to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Store in airtight container.


  • Substitution: Try tiny fish-shaped pretzel crackers for the mini-pretzel twists in this flavorful snack mix for a little more fun.


Serving Size: Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 90); Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 18g); Protein 3g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 6%; Iron 20%
Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Carbohydrate Choice
MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 1 oz-eq Meat & Beans
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes: 18 servings

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