Roasted Sesame and Honey Chex® Mix

Greet guests with a pouch of snack mix and a beverage to welcome them.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

3
cups Chex™ cereal (any variety)
3
cups checkerboard-shaped pretzels
3
cups sesame sticks
1
cup mixed nuts
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup honey
2
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted*, if desired
  • 1 In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels, sesame sticks and nuts.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in honey and sesame seed. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
  • 3 Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

*To quickly toast sesame seed, cook in small nonstick skillet over medium heat 1 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until light golden brown.

To ease the load of last-minute preparation, make this snack mix up to 1 week ahead and store in airtight container.

Serve the snack mix in a purchased wine or potpourri bag.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.