Peaches and Peanuts Chex Mix

South Carolina hosts an annual peach festival, and peanuts are the state snack food, making this the perfect mix to represent the state.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

5
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
cup salted cocktail peanuts
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons light corn syrup
1
package (6 oz) dried peaches, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
1/2
cup vanilla yogurt-covered raisins
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal and peanuts.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter, brown sugar and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring after 1 minute or until mixture is boiling; stir. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir in peaches; microwave uncovered on High 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3 Spread on waxed paper to cool. Cool 5 minutes. Stir in raisins. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

Chop the peaches into about 3/4-inch bite-size strips; if they are too small, they will fall to the bottom of the mix.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.