Slow-Cooker Asian Snack Mix

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1
package (3.2 to 3.5 oz) sesame rice crunch crackers, broken in half (about 3 cups)
2
cups tiny pretzel twists
1
package (8 oz) slivered almonds (1 1/2 cups)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, lightly mix cereal, crackers, pretzels and almonds.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter on High 30 to 45 seconds until melted. Stir in brown sugar, soy sauce, curry powder and garlic powder. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring gently until evenly coated.
  • 3 Cook uncovered on Low setting 3 to 4 hours (or on High setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours), stirring every 30 minutes. If desired, keep snack mix warm on Low setting during serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Stirring is very important to this mixture, as it may scorch where the slow cooker's heater is located. Cooking it uncovered allows the excess moisture to evaporate, making for a crisp and crunchy toasted snack.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
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.