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Pot o’ Gold Chex™ Mix

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 20
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You're 15 minutes away from a quick-and-easy, sweet-and-salty snack mix.

Ingredients

4
cups Lucky Charms™ cereal
2
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1 1/2
cups broken mini-pretzel twists (about 65 twists)
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter
2
tablespoons corn syrup
1/8
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
cup M&M's™ minis chocolate candies green

Directions

  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, place cereals, pretzels and peanuts; set aside.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring and scraping bowl every 30 seconds, just until cereal begins to brown. Cool 5 minutes; stir in candies. Spread on waxed paper to cool; break into bite-size pieces. Place in gold foil baking cups if desired. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Tiny pretzel sticks can be substituted for the twists.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
185.1
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
6.1mg
2%
Sodium
290.4mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
28.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
4.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
5.30%
5%
Calcium
5.60%
6%
Iron
20.20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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