Cinnamon-Apple Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

When you need just a little sweet and spicy munchie, whip up a batch of this fruity cereal mix. It will be ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1/2
cup lightly salted whole almonds
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup chopped dried apples
1/4
cup vanilla yogurt-covered raisins
  • 1 In medium microwavable bowl, mix cereal and almonds.
  • 2 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and cinnamon uncovered on High 45 to 60 seconds, stirring halfway through microwave time, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl after 1 minute. Stir in apples; microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute or until apples just begin to brown on edges.
  • 3 Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool, about 5 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in raisins. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

It’s easy to snip the dried apples into small pieces with a handy kitchen scissors.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
1 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:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.