Honey Nut Cherry Crunch Chex Mix

Serve up a taste of cherry country with this crunchy snack made with Honey Nut Chex cereal, Rice Chex cereal, cashews and cherries.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 28

4 1/2
cups Honey Nut Chex™ cereal
4 1/2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
2
cups whole cashews
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup honey
1
teaspoon salt
1
cup dried cherries
1/4
cup toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and cashews.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and honey and salt uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir butter mixture. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in cherries and sesame seeds. Microwave an additional 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Use dried cranberries or a mixture of dried cherries, cranberries and blueberries in place of the cherries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.