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 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 20

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.

Expert Tips

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.

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
6%;
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.