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 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 22

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.

Expert Tips

If you can't find the peanut butter cups minis candies, you can use miniature peanut butter cup candies, cut into fourths.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
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.