Cornbread Chex Mix

This snack mix recalls the taste of homemade cornbread—a favorite side dish in Oklahoma.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 28

Ingredients

8
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
2
cup pecan halves
1/4
cup butter
1/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup light corn syrup
1
pouch (6.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ cornbread & muffin mix
1
bag (4 oz) crunchy toasted corn kernel nuts
1
teaspoon salt

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and pecan halves.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, sugar and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until bubbling. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until well coated. Sprinkle dry cornbread mix over top; toss until well coated. Stir in corn kernel nuts.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute, until dry muffin mix dissolves. Spread on waxed paper or foil; immediately sprinkle with salt. Cool. Store in airtight container.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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.