Ginger Honey Crunch Chex Mix

Bring the sweet bounty of California’s agricultural production to this snack bursting with fruit, nuts and honey—with a ginger twist.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 18

6
cups Rice Chex™ or Honey Nut Chex™ cereal
1
cup dried banana chips
1
cup unblanched whole almonds
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup honey
1 1/2
teaspoons ground ginger or cardamom
1
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries or dried pineapple

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, banana chips and almonds.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar, honey and ginger uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every minute. Stir in coconut and cranberries; microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes or until cereal just begins to brown.
  • 3 Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

It's okay to use two 13x9-inch rectangular baking pans instead of the roasting pan.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.