Gluten-Free Cranberry Nut Chex™ Mix

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16 Servings
Cranberry-nut bread flavors mix into a snack you can eat by the handfuls. Yum!
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 6 cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup walnut halves
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
Nutrition
  • Serving Size: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 95mg; Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 12g); Protein 2g
  • % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 6%; Iron 25%
  • Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Carbohydrate Choice
  • MyPyramid Servings: 0 tsp Fats & Oils; 0 oz-eq Grains; 0 oz-eq Meat & Beans *% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Preparation
  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and walnuts; set aside.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, orange juice concentrate and oil on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 1 minute longer, stirring after 30 seconds, until mixture is hot. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in tightly covered container.
Tips
  • Healthy: Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Recipe/Ingredient Facts: The dried cranberries are tossed in at the very end so they don’t overcook.