Licorice Lovers Chex Mix

Bite-size pieces of black licorice add loads of flavor to this mix inspired by the heart of coal country.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box (14 oz) Multi-Bran Chex™ cereal
1/4
cup butter
1
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
2
cups small pretzel squares
2
cups dry-roasted peanuts
1
cup black licorice pieces (1/2 inch each)
1
cup red licorice pieces (1/2 inch each)
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, place cereal.
  • 2 In 1-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Sprinkle salt over cereal. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

For even more licorice flavor, add 1 cup black jelly beans after the cereal mix is cooled.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.