A Christmas Story™ Rich Chocolate Chex™ Mix

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21 Servings
This deliciously rich Chex™ snack mix will remind you of your favorite chocolate, powdered malt beverage mix—and is loaded with malted milk balls and vanilla chips!
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup original-flavor malted milk powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 4 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 4 cups Chocolate Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/2 cups chocolate-covered malted milk balls
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips
Nutrition
  • Serving Size (1/2 Cup): Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 45); Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 160mg; Total Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 15g); Protein 1g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 8%; Iron 25%;
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1.5
Preparation
  1. Line large rimmed baking pan with waxed paper. In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, malted milk powder and baking cocoa; set aside. In large microwavable bowl, add cereals.
  2. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in granulated sugar; microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds or until sugar is almost dissolved. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after every minute, until well coated and slightly toasted; transfer to 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Add powdered sugar mixture to bag with cereal; seal bag, and shake to coat thoroughly. Spread in pan; cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  4. In large serving bowl, mix cereal mixture, malted milk balls and baking chips. Store at room temperature in covered container.
Tips
  • If desired, add 1 cup salted roasted almonds to the snack mix.
  • Malted milk powder is commonly added to milk, ice cream treats and baked goods.