Gingered Cereal Snack Mix

Gingered Cereal Snack Mix

Make a tropical munchie mix with whole-grain cereal, fruit mix, coconut, nuts and ginger.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

4
cups Oatmeal Crisp® almond cereal
1/3
cup sliced almonds
1
tablespoon chopped crystallized ginger
1
bag (7 oz) dried tropical three-fruit mix
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
2
tablespoons no-trans-fat vegetable oil spread
1/4
cup coconut
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereal, almonds, crystallized ginger and dried fruit.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, ground ginger and vegetable oil spread over low heat, stirring occasionally, until spread is melted; stir in coconut. Pour sugar mixture over cereal mixture; toss until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  3. Bake 15 minutes, stirring twice. Cool 5 minutes. Store in tightly covered container.
Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Fill a half-dozen snack bags with 1/2-cup amounts of this snack mix, and stash close to the door. It's the perfect treat to take anywhere!
Health Twist
Almonds supply omega-3 fatty acids that may help reduce the risk of heart disease. They're loaded with unsaturated fats, so don't go nuts with your portions.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.