Ham and Cheese Chex Mix

This salty, cheesy mix was inspired by famous Virginia cured hams.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

6
cups Multi-Bran Chex™ cereal
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
cup cubed cooked ham
4
oz Swiss cheese, cut into 1/4x1-inch sticks
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, place cereal.
  • 2 In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, mustard, honey and salt uncovered on High 30 to 40 seconds or until butter is melted and mixture is hot; stir.
  • 3 Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after every minute. Sprinkle salt over hot cereal.
  • 4 Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. When mixture is cool, stir in ham and cheese. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Cheddar cheese can be substituted for the Swiss cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
45%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.