Cinnamon-Apple Chex™ Mix

Cinnamon-Apple Chex™ Mix

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Yum! Brown sugar and cinnamon team up in this easy mix—make it for any get-together.

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  • 5cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 1cup lightly salted whole almonds
  • 1/4cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3cup packed brown sugar
  • 2tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/2cup vanilla yogurt-covered raisins

Steps, Tips & Nutrition

Steps

  • 1In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  • 2In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and cinnamon uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after every minute. Stir in apples; microwave uncovered on High about 2 minutes or until apples just begin to brown on edges.
  • 3Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 5 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in raisins. Store in airtight container.

tips

  • Techniques: It’s easy to snip the apples into small pieces with a handy kitchen scissors.
  • Presentation/Garnish: Need clever gift wrapping ideas for this 15-minute recipe? Check out Mix & Mingle with Chex® Party Mix.

Nutrition

Serving Size: Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 200mg; Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 15g); Protein 4g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 8%; Iron 35%
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: 16 servings

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