Chex™ School Fuel

Chex™ School Fuel

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You’ll rate an A+ if you tuck a small bag of this yummy treat into a sack lunch. It’s also tasty as an after school snack.

Grab these items...

  • 4cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 4cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 3/4cup packed brown sugar
  • 6tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/4teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps, Tips & Nutrition


  • 1Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  • 2In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.
  • 3In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds or until chips can be stirred smooth (bowl will be hot). Drizzle over snack. Refrigerate until set. Store in tightly covered container.


  • Healthy: Chex® cereal snacks provide not only energy, but several vitamins and minerals that children need as well.


Serving Size: Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 50); Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 190mg; Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 14g); Protein 1g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25%
Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Carbohydrate Choice
MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 0 oz-eq Meat & Beans
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes: 16 servings

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