Greet guests with a pouch of snack mix and a beverage to welcome them.
cups Chex™ cereal (any variety)
cups checkerboard-shaped pretzels
cups sesame sticks
cup mixed nuts
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
tablespoons sesame seed, toasted*, if desired
In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, pretzels, sesame sticks and nuts.
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.
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.
*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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.