Lemon Buddies Chex Mix

Go for the snappy twist of lemon with this mix from citrus-producing powerhouse Florida.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

9
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1 1/4
cups white vanilla baking chips
1/4
cup butter or margarine
4
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2
cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Into large bowl, measure cereal; set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chips, butter, lemon peel and juice uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 30 seconds longer or until mixture can be stirred smooth. Pour mixture over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Pour into 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag.
  • 3 Add powdered sugar. Seal bag; gently shake until well coated. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Give it a try! Vary this mix by stirring in chopped dried tropical fruits, coconut or macadamia nuts after coating the cereal mixture with powdered sugar.

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.