Lime Time Chex Mix

Lime Time Chex Mix

Utah's state snack food is gelatin, and for good reason. The average Utah resident eats twice as much lime flavor as the average American!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

3
cups Rice Chex® cereal
3
cups Corn Chex® cereal
1 1/2
cups walnut halves
1
cup checkerboard-shaped pretzels
2
teaspoons coarse (kosher or sea) salt
3
drops neon green food color, if desired
1
package (11 oz) white vanilla baking chips
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
box (4-serving size) lime-flavored gelatin
Salt, to taste
  1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In large bowl, mix cereals, walnuts and pretzels. In small bowl, stir salt and food color until color is evenly distributed.
  2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips uncovered on High 30 seconds. Stir; microwave 15 to 30 seconds longer or until chips can be stirred smooth. Stir in oil. Add gelatin; stir until well blended. Pour over cereal mixture; stirring until evenly coated.
  3. Spread on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate uncovered about 5 minutes or until set. Store loosely covered.
Makes 24 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Try other flavors of gelatin and see what it does to the flavor and color of the snack mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.