Cranberry-Orange Chex® Mix

Cranberry-Orange Chex® Mix

Give the gift of a homemade snack mix. This one may be the “berry” best you’ll make!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

20

servings

3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
3
cups Rice Chex® cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1
cup sliced almonds
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1/2
cup dried cranberries
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
  2. In microwavable measuring cup, mix butter, brown sugar and juice concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into ungreased large roasting pan.
  3. Bake uncovered 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Makes 20 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Having an extra set of hands is especially helpful when pouring the sauce over the cereal so that one person can pour and one can stir.
Special Touch
Party stores carry cellophane bags in designs for all seasons. Keep these bags on hand to give Chex® mixes any time of year.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 3g;
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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.