Chex™ Honey Nut Cherry Crunch

Chex™ Honey Nut Cherry Crunch

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  • 4 1/2cups Honey Nut Chex™ cereal
  • 4 1/2cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 2cups whole cashews
  • 1/4cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4cup honey
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1cup dried cherries
  • 1/4cup toasted sesame seeds

Steps, Tips & Nutrition


  • 1In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and cashews.
  • 2In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and honey and salt uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir butter mixture. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in cherries and sesame seeds. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.


  • Recipe/Ingredient Facts: Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Variation: Use dried cranberries or a mixture of dried cherries, cranberries and blueberries in place of the cherries.


Serving Size: Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 190mg; Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 11g); Protein 2g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 25%
Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Carbohydrate Choice
MyPyramid Servings: 0 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 1 oz-eq Meat & Beans
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes: 28 servings

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