3-Ingredient Crunchy Snack Mix

3-Ingredient Crunchy Snack Mix

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Looking for a fast popcorn snack made using Chex® cereal? Then check out this sweet and satisfying snack mix.

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About 20 servings (1/2 cup each)

cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
cups Wheat, Corn or Rice Chex® cereal
jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  1. Heat oven to 350°. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix popcorn and cereal in large bowl; set aside.
  2. Microwave marshmallow creme in medium microwavable bowl uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 1 minute longer or until melted; stir. Pour over popcorn mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread mixture on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 5 minutes; stir. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until coating is light golden brown. Spread on waxed paper or aluminum foil to cool. Store in tightly covered container up to 2 weeks.
Makes About 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“This reminds me quite a bit of a trail mix snack, but it’s a lower-fat alternative.” Ken B.
A Note from the Nutritionist
The marshmallow creme adds sweetness to the popcorn and cereal without adding fat. The key to heart-healthy snacking is to find the best snacks with healthy types of fat and low calories that still satisfy, and this snack does those things.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.