Gingerbread Chex™ Party Mix

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18 Servings
Cereal is coated in a sweetened and spiced molasses mixture, tossed with gingersnap cookie pieces and drizzled with melted white vanilla baking chips for a festive holiday snack mix.
Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 6 cups Rice Chex™ or Corn Chex™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon mild molasses
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 12 gingersnap cookies, broken into quarters (from 16-oz box)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips
Nutrition
  • 1 Serving: Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 40); Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 130mg; Potassium 70mg; Total Carbohydrate 17g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 1g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 6%; Iron 20%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choices: 1
Preparation
  1. Line large rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, add cereal.
  2. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter, brown sugar, molasses, cinnamon, ginger and cloves uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Pour onto cereal; toss until mixed well. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after every minute, until cereal is well coated and glazed. Spread on cookie sheet to cool. Stir in cookie pieces.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Transfer to small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off small corner of bag. Drizzle onto cereal mixture. Refrigerate about 15 minutes or until drizzle is set.
  5. Carefully break apart; transfer to large serving bowl.
Tips
  • Gingersnap cookies are easily broken into quarters with hands, or use a sharp knife to carefully cut into quarters.
  • Store in covered container at room temperature.