Chex® Pumpkin Pie Crunch

Chex® Party Mix Contest Recipe 2009! Butter, brown sugar and spice make a sweet and crunchy cereal mix.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1/4
cup brown sugar
1
tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1/4
cup butter
2
teaspoons vanilla
2
cups Cinnamon Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
2
cups Honey Nut Chex™ cereal
8
oz pecans

  • 1 In small bowl, mix brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice; set aside. In small microwave-safe dish, microwave butter on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in vanilla. In large microwavable bowl, mix all cereals and pecans. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly distributed. Add sugar and spice mixture and stir until coated.
  • 2 Microwave uncovered on High 5 minutes or until mixture begins to brown, stirring every minute. Spread on wax paper or a cookie sheet to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

To ease the load of last-minute prep, make the mix up to 2 weeks ahead and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
30%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.