Crunchy Cranberry-Cinnamon Snack

Crunchy Cranberry-Cinnamon Snack

Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook shares a recipe! Feel like having something crunchy? The microwave makes it quick to keep this colorful snack on hand.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups Corn Chex® cereal
1 1/2
cups Rice Chex® cereal
1 1/2
cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1/2
cup dried cranberries, dried cherries or raisins
  1. Mix sugar and cinnamon.
  2. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  3. Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereal; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir. Microwave 1 minute. Stir in cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.