Apple-Cinnamon Snack Mix

Apple-Cinnamon Snack Mix

Apples and cinnamon candies spice up a sweet version of crunchy Chex® cereal snack mix.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

20

servings

3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
3
cups Rice Chex® cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
cup pecan halves
1/2
cup red cinnamon candies
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup water
1
cup cut-up dried apple pieces (1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces)
Ground cinnamon, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals and pecans.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, heat candies, sugar, butter and water over medium heat, stirring frequently, until melted and blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased large roasting pan.
  3. Bake 20 minutes. Stir in apple pieces. Bake 15 minutes longer. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Store in airtight container.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Don't like nuts? Use small pretzel twists instead.
Time-Saver
Use a handy kitchen scissors to quickly cut the apples into pieces.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.