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.
cups popped light butter-flavor microwave popcorn
cups Wheat, Corn or Rice Chex™ cereal
jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
Heat oven to 350°. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Mix popcorn and cereal in large bowl; set aside.
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.
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.
“This reminds me quite a bit of a trail mix snack, but it’s a lower-fat alternative.” Ken B.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges: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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.