Cornbread Chex Mix

Cornbread Chex Mix

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

28

servings

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.
Makes 28 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.