Honey Nut Cherry Crunch Chex Mix

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

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

28

servings

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.
Makes 28 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Variation
Use dried cranberries or a mixture of dried cherries, cranberries and blueberries in place of the cherries.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.