Puffball Crunch Chex Mix

Puffball Crunch Chex Mix

Represent Arkansas’s rice and cotton production with this light mix, which uses popcorn to stand in for cotton balls and rice crackers for a crispy crunch.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

19

servings

5
cups Rice Chex® cereal
6
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
teaspoons salt-free original seasoning blend
2
cups ranch-flavored rice crackers
3
cups popped popcorn
  1. In large microwavable bowl, place cereal.
  2. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High 30 to 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasoning blend. Pour over cereal; stir until evenly coated. Stir in crackers and popcorn.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, thoroughly stirring every minute or just until cereal begins to lightly brown. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.
Makes 19 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know: The salt-free seasoning in this recipe provides a lot of flavor because it is a blend of many seasonings including--onion, black pepper, parsley, celery seed, basil, bay, marjoram, oregano, savory, thyme, cayenne pepper, coriander, cumin, mustard, rosemary, garlic, carrot, orange peel, tomato, lemon juice powder and oil of lemon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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.