Lemonade Chex® Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Munch your way through a citrus flavor twist on Chex Mix® snacks. Frozen lemonade is the flavor secret to a ready-in-minutes snack.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1/2
cup sliced almonds
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons frozen (thawed) lemonade concentrate

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals and almonds.
  • 2 In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in sugar and lemonade concentrate. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave cereal mixture uncovered on High about 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Pump up the flavor! Just before spreading to cool, stir 1/4 to 1/2 cup dried cranberries, yogurt-covered raisins, dried tropical fruits or shredded coconut into the mix.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.