Buckeye Chex Mix

Buckeye Chex Mix

This sweet snack is a tribute to the Buckeye State of Ohio, featuring the irresistible pairing of the chocolate and peanut butter flavors found in buckeye candies.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

22

servings

6
cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
1
cup hazelnuts (filberts)
1/2
cup peanut butter
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon butter
1
package (8 oz) chocolate-covered peanut butter cups unwrapped minis candies (1 1/2 cups)
  1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and hazelnuts.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave peanut butter, brown sugar and butter uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave 30 seconds to 1 minute longer or until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every minute. Spread on cookie sheet; refrigerate 5 minutes to cool. Stir in peanut butter candies. Store in airtight container.
Makes 22 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you can't find the peanut butter cups minis candies, you can use miniature peanut butter cup candies, cut into fourths.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.